Officials are crediting a group of eighth-grade students for foiling a school shooting plot at a Maryland middle school.
Lawmakers in state after state — particularly in the South — are carving out space in teachers’ classroom time to keep the graceful loops of cursive writing alive for the next generation.
The Democratic governor recently issued a proclamation designating the week of April 21 as Virginia High School Voter Registration Week.
A new report has given Virginia and 21 other states a failing grade for their efforts in keeping lead out of the water used to drink and cook at schools. Maryland and D.C. received better grades than previous years.
A Kentucky student is suing his local health department after it barred students who aren’t immunized against the chickenpox from attending school and canceled extracurricular activities during an outbreak that has affected 32 people.
Hundreds of students marched through the streets of D.C. on Thursday, in the second installment of a region-wide walkout from classes by young people demanding a comprehensive solution to gun violence, especially in schools.
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney is proposing increases on property taxes and cigarettes to help pay for increased school funding.
The group’s main task is to develop and update a statewide strategic plan for substance use education, prevention and intervention at colleges and universities.
In a letter to parents, Head of Sidwell Friends School Bryan Garman called the incident a serious breach of the school’s honor code and harassment policy.
The school district serving Maryland’s capital region says officials have found unacceptable levels of lead in 5 percent of all outlets that have undergone testing since March 2018.
“Each school system is very, very different from each other,” said Sen. Nancy King, D-Montgomery, a supporter of repealing the order. “They need to make those decisions for themselves on the calendar.”
New Year’s Day falls on a Tuesday, so government-run locations and transportation systems may not be open, or may be working on a different schedule.
Some school board members in Prince George’s County are standing behind NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, urging the Washington Redskins to give him a chance to get back in the game.
School districts in Montgomery County, Alexandria City and Arlington were busily tweeting photos of smiling students.
Montgomery County’s Board of Education is weighing a plan to make condoms accessible to all of its high school students.
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