| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Aspiring Florida teachers will need better scores on certification exams, if they want to work in the state's public schools. The State Board of Education on Tuesday bumped up the passing scores needed on eight exams, including those for math and...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Two films promoting alternatives to traditional public schools will be shown at the Orlando Science Center next Tuesday as part of an event tied to National School Choice Week.
The event, which will also include a panel discussion, is sponsored by the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:02 AM
Sunny skies are forecast over the Baltimore region Wednesday, but bitter cold is expected to linger one more day, with temperatures reaching the lower 20s and wind chills making it feel like the single digits.
Less than an inch of snow fell over much of...
| Jan 31, 2014
Like most area youths, Chicago Public Schools students have missed four days of classroom instruction so far this winter due to the brutal cold.
But unlike most area youths, CPS students are still scheduled to get a day off on Abraham Lincoln's...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Sharon L. Friedlander, a much beloved Baltimore County public schools special education teacher, died Jan. 24 of giant cell myocarditis, a rare disease that attacks the heart, at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The longtime Pikesville resident was 59.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Like most area youths, Chicago Public Schools students have missed four days of classroom instruction so far this winter due to the brutal cold. But unlike most area youths, CPS students are still scheduled to get a day off on......
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:55 AM
The Department of Public Works continues snow clean-up Thursday after a non-stop effort since early Wednesday morning.
Enfield Public Schools, parochial schools, Head Start, out-of-town buses, CREC Public Safety Academy, Educational Resources for...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:28 AM
This year's eighth annual Soccer Ball was held Jan. 24 at River East Art Center with more than 860 supporters in attendance, including students, teachers and coaches. Benefiting Urban Initiatives, the ball raised more than $345,000 to help expand sports-...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Southern High School student Zoe Kasprzyk describes herself as shy and quiet.
Though the 17-year-old senior has held several leadership positions in school organizations such as in the Tri-M Music Honor Society and the National Arts Honor Society, she...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Here's a copy of Gloucester Schools Superintendent Ben Kiser's retirement letter. We've been remiss in not posting it earlier.
Kiser announced his retirement in December and will step down officially on July 1.
1 am writing to inform you and the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:21 AM
The journey to a high school diploma for most Maryland students spans four years, 720 days of classes, and a slate of state tests. But for dozens of Baltimore youths, the journey has involved a two-hour trip up Interstate 95, a three-hour exam and a...