ROCKVILLE, Md. — When the forecast calls for snow, officials in Montgomery County are left with an expensive decision — whether to close schools for the day. The state of Maryland requires schools to have…
WASHINGTON — Maryland’s Frederick High School and West Frederick Middle School are closed Thursday after two teenagers were shot Wednesday evening on the schools’ shared campus while a basketball game went on inside the high school. The shooting,…
WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — Prince William County school officials are preparing to make cuts as the school system’s enrollment boom has continued to outpace the budget. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1yZmjZ2 ) reports school officials are…
Teens are chronically sleep deprived.
A member of the county School Board says he doesn\’t want to do it, but with a rising deficit, money has to come from somewhere.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Friendship Public Charter School is opening an expanded campus in southeast Washington after an $18 million construction project. The school is planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Wednesday morning for the new Friendship…
The issue of later school start times is about to be resolved
in the largest public school system in the D.C.-Baltimore metropolitan area
after more than a decade of debate.
About 400,000 Northern Virginia students are heading back to
school Tuesday morning and will be walking into schools that have implemented
changes for the new school year.
As children transition from vacation to school, drivers need to be extra-alert.
The start of a new school year can be a challenging time for any
child. But it has the potential to be exceptionally tough for students with
severe food allergies.
Consignment shops, swap meets and re-sale websites can help cut
back-to-school shopping costs as many students start a new school year.
It\’s back to school time. Here are the start dates across the
How much homework is too much? Ann Dolin, president of EC Tutoring and author
of the book \”Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools and Solutions for Stress Free
Homework,\” offers guidance by grade level.
Forty-three percent of 778 parents recently surveyed say they do their kids\’ homework. An expert explains why this is not a good idea.
Two school administrators turned a school-closing announcement into a rap.