| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Two 12-year-old girls have been charged with repeatedly stabbing their middle school classmate in a wooded park near Milwaukee, a shocking attack allegedly influenced by a fascination with a fictional pop culture character.
It’s happened before....
| Apr 18, 2013
As social media sites have pelted out news of the Boston bombing, playing fast and loose with the numbers of the dead and injured and amplifying hearsay into a cacophony of confusion, one tweet seemed to say it all: "Dear Journalism: Get yourself together...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Baltimore County reported the highest suspension rate of any Maryland district apart from the Eastern Shore in the last school year, despite its efforts to focus on discipline that doesn't require students to miss classroom time.
About 10,000 students...
| Aug 27, 2011
With a tap on his smartphone, University of Maryland student Shiv Krishnamoorthy can instantly alert police as he walks through the dimly lit corners of the College Park campus — and share with them his precise location, plus live video and audio....
| Aug 28, 2011
It's tough to teach school. As controversies rage from coast to coast over pay, tenure and training, here's a 10-part primer on teachers — pay attention in case there's a pop quiz later.
1 Pink Floyd's 1979 song "Another Brick in the Wall, Part II"...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Possibly the only thing more disturbing than the realization that someone was on campus at a school in Harford County this week making threats to kill people is the reaction of the school and its public safety component.
On Monday morning, the...
| Oct 9, 2011
ELDERSBURG — "Rachel's Challenge," an anti-bullying assembly, will be presented at Oklahoma Road and Sykesville middle schools Wednesday, Oct 12, from 9 to 10 a.m. for students at Sykesville and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. for students at Oklahoma Road.
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:25 AM
An anti-bullying program inspired by Columbine High School victim Rachel Scott will be presented in Hampton Dec. 6.
“Rachel’s Challenge” is based on Scott’s legacy of kindness and has been presented at thousands of schools across...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:34 PM
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others:
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:28 PM
The day felt numb.
News that 20 children were massacred Friday morning at an elementary school in Connecticut hit hard across the Chicago area, prompting parents to contact schools to check on safety procedures — or just to hear someone tell...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:16 PM
A nation weeps.
At 9:30 a.m., a man in his 20s walks into an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., where his mother taught and proceeds to shoot and kill the equivalent of a filled classroom of people, most of them young children. It is the most...