A fight between two ninth graders at Magruder High School in Rockville, Maryland, left a student hospitalized, a school system defending its response to the child’s injuries and police investigating what’s been characterized as a “mutual assault.”
It might seem as though there have been lots of closings related to inclement weather recently, but an unofficial poll of area school systems shows many still have days to spare for the rest of winter.
At first glance, it may seem perfectly understandable why Col. E Brooke Lee has a middle school named after him. But a closer look reveals a more complicated past.
They came professionally dressed, some with bulging portfolios, others with the simple color-coded folders. And they were all looking for one thing: a job to fill as they wait for the partial government shutdown to end.
Montgomery County school officials are trying to figure out how a special needs student got on the right school bus to go home to Silver Spring, but somehow ended up in Baltimore.
The parent of a Damascus High school football player says the reported sexual assault of four members of the junior varsity team in a school locker room, has left the entire community struggling.
Thousands of Montgomery County residents have let the school system know what they want when it comes to the school calendar for 2019-2020. Tuesday afternoon, the board of education is expected to vote on the new plan.
As local and state officials consider what can be done to improve pedestrian safety, the head of public schools says a proven technique is already being used: Teach the kids.
Montgomery County’s board of education said it would soon choose between a pair of school calendar options for the 2019-2020 school year: to either return students to a longer spring break or implement a shorter break, similar to the current calendar.
The police said the paraeducator twice failed to immediately notify Rock Terrace High School staff autistic students under his supervision went missing Monday
If the proposed policy changes get final approval, MCPS high school students would get up to three excused absences per academic year to attend organized protests or other civic activities.
Now that Montgomery County’s school board has voted to allow condoms to be distributed in all county high schools, health officials are working to make sure that students will actually feel confident in asking for them.
Montgomery County’s sexually transmitted infection cases have reached a 10-year high, which county officials describe as a public health crisis.
In the latest update on child abuse and neglect policies, Montgomery County Public Schools reported the cases of suspected abuse or neglect. It is also updating training materials to comply with a new Maryland law that went into effect July 1.
Montgomery County students and school board members are backing a call to reinforce security after a spate of school shootings across the country.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.