Baltimore teacher salaries fall to lowest in state
In Baltimore, the salaries of teachers with a master’s degree decreased from 2010 to 2020 to the lowest in the state, data show.
Book banning resonates as an issue in Maryland school board races
Some books, including memoirs from LGBTQ+ authors, have become flash points in school board races nationwide, including in Maryland.
Baltimore schools to share in $1B in grants for electric buses
Nearly 400 school districts spanning all 50 states — and including Baltimore — are receiving grants to purchase “clean” school buses under a new federal program.
‘A serious wakeup call’: Test scores show historic COVID setbacks for schools across US
The COVID-19 pandemic spared no state or region as it caused historic learning setbacks for America’s children, widening racial disparities, according to results of a national test.
Disparate Md. school board candidates united on teacher shortage concerns
From the political right to the left, Maryland’s school board candidates agree that the teacher shortage is one of the key issues they will have to confront if elected.
Baltimore County’s agreement with teachers has unions, other districts assessing their situations
Teachers, their unions and school systems across the state are taking note of the deal to give Baltimore County gives teachers a raise.
Maryland school district, transgender teacher settle lawsuit
A transgender teacher who said she was harassed by students, parents and colleagues has settled a lawsuit with a Maryland school district.
Reading, math scores fell sharply during pandemic, data show
Math and reading scores for America’s 9-year-olds fell dramatically during the first two years of the pandemic, according to a new federal study.
Religious schools shun state funding despite Maine victory
Only one religious high school in Maine that stood to benefit from the state treating tuition reimbursements the same as other private schools has signed up to participate this fall.
Some schools hit hard by COVID make few changes for new year
COVID-19 infections are again on the rise and filling families with dread as a new school year approaches.
Ravens announce inaugural class of Ozzie Newsome Scholarship recipients
Five Baltimore City School System graduates were chosen to become the inaugural class of Ozzie Newsome Scholars, the Baltimore Ravens announced.
Maryland budget plans $800M for future education plan costs
Maryland lawmakers are planning to set aside $800 million to cover future costs of the state's sweeping education reform law.