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.
“It is tragic and shameful that our nation has gotten to this point,” high school freshman Caroline Dwyer told board members, urging them install metal detectors and expand active shooter drills in schools.
A Montgomery County school bus driver charged earlier this summer with raping a special-needs student on his bus route has now been charged with sexually abusing three other students, school officials said.
The man behind a business that put stop-arm cameras in school buses from Texas to Maryland has pleaded guilty to fraud in a federal case that included bribery and conspiracy.
In September, Montgomery County, Maryland, will open a new elementary school named for Bayard Rustin, the civil rights figure many people struggle to identify.
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.