Jul 29, 2014
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Do Maryland High Schools Need Athletic Trainers? Advocates Apply Pressure

Do Maryland High Schools Need Athletic Trainers? Advocates Apply Pressure

Carroll County has an athletic trainer in every high school, a trend athletes and their advocates hope will catch on around the state.
State to Schools: Reduce Number of Students Kicked Out of Class, Expelled

State to Schools: Reduce Number of Students Kicked Out of Class, Expelled

The Maryland Board of Education wants local school systems to move away from zero-tolerance policies and instead evaluate student discipline on a case-by-case basis.
Carroll Schools Open Late Jan. 29

Carroll Schools Open Late Jan. 29

The National Weather Service warns that roads will be slippery this morning due to snow that fell last night.
Improving Economy Translates to Declining Community College Enrollment

Improving Economy Translates to Declining Community College Enrollment

Howard Community College gained the most students since 2010 of any Maryland public two-year school. The biggest decline came in Baltimore County.
Carroll County Schools Open Late Thursday

Carroll County Schools Open Late Thursday

How many snow days has the Carroll County school system used so far this year?
O’Malley’s Proposed Budget Calls For Hike in College Tuition

O’Malley’s Proposed Budget Calls For Hike in College Tuition

The planned increase is less than initially proposed, state leaders said.
Maryland's McComb Named Finalist for Nation's Top Teacher

Maryland's McComb Named Finalist for Nation's Top Teacher

Maryland's Teacher of the Year joins educators from Florida, Virginia and Pennsylvania as finalists for the national title.
Carroll Schools Open Late Today, Jan. 15

Carroll Schools Open Late Today, Jan. 15

Carroll County is under a dense fog advisory until 9 a.m.
SPEAKOUT: Is A Two Percent Increase in Education Funding Reasonable?

SPEAKOUT: Is A Two Percent Increase in Education Funding Reasonable?

Since 2009, the school system as absorbed $24 million in reductions, according to CCPS officials.
Maryland Loses No. 1 Education Ranking - Sort Of

Maryland Loses No. 1 Education Ranking - Sort Of

The national education newspaper that ranks the states for the quality of their schools has changed its label for Maryland schools.
Commissioners Take Issue With School Utilization Study

Commissioners Take Issue With School Utilization Study

A consultant hired by Carroll County Public Schools has recommended replacing several schools and redistricting in several parts of the county.
Failing Grades: Which Maryland Schools Miss the Mark?

Failing Grades: Which Maryland Schools Miss the Mark?

What letter grade did Maryland school systems earn in a national study? What grade would you give your school district?
Maryland Universities Protest Israel Boycott

Maryland Universities Protest Israel Boycott

UMBC leaders called the boycott "inconsistent with the tenets of academic freedom."
Flames Engulf UMD's Iconic Bronze Testudo Mascot

Flames Engulf UMD's Iconic Bronze Testudo Mascot

When their beloved mascot went up in flames, students took to social media.
Which Private College President in Maryland is Paid $1 Million?

Which Private College President in Maryland is Paid $1 Million?

The Chronicle of Higher Education has released its list of the top paid private college presidents in Maryland.