| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Members of the Gloucester School Board said at last week's meeting they were distressed to hear rumors circulating of a looming closure of an elementary school.
The School Board members say they have no plans to close another elementary school, with...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Good morning class, and welcome back! My name is Frustrated Cranky Antiquated Teacher, but that's Mr. FCAT to you. With schools reopening across South Florida on Monday, time for a quick orientation session. Be sure to raise your hands, and I'll be...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:06 PM
A blown transformer Tuesday morning forced about 600 students to be evacuated from a Bronzeville school and to be bused to a nearby high school as temperatures rose to near record-highs on the second day of school, officials said.
As of 10 p.m. Tuesday,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:00 AM
School was poised to start in several area jurisdictions Monday, but Howard County officials got a head start Sunday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new $34 million Ducketts Lane Elementary School in Elkridge.
"It's truly a 21st-century...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley wedged himself and his lunch tray between two first-graders at a table at Hillcrest Elementary School in Baltimore County and began eating pieces of banana as he struck up a conversation with the 6-year-olds.
Darlene Lopez kept...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Here's the list of recent hires approved by the Gloucester School Board Tuesday night:
--Amanda Small, Newport News, English at Gloucester High School;
--Timothy Winchester, Poquoson, culinary arts at Gloucester High School;
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Three days into the new school year, a surprise visitor sneaked onto the campus of one La Crescenta elementary school Wednesday without teachers' permission: a mountain lion.
The mountain lion was spotted by a custodian about 6 a.m. near a staff parking...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:53 PM
A public meeting will be held Tuesday night to give Hagerstown residents the chance to provide ideas for the new “West City” elementary school, according to a school system official.
The school system and BFM Architects will co-host the 6 p....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced last week that the Video Lottery Facility Local Development Council has selected 11 recipients to receive a total of $100,000 in community support grants. Funds for the grants come from the Maryland...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Fewer parents are vaccinating their children, but still sending them off to school, warns physician and professor Nina Shapiro in our Opinion pages. In it, she argues for "unvaccinated-free zones" to protect all children from disease.
| Aug 11, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Maureen McMahon talks about science, technology, engineering and math subjects with a passion akin to those who run music or theater departments.
For McMahon, Anne Arundel County public schools' assistant superintendent for advanced studies and...