Maryland Schools Insider: Maryland


Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 01/25/2013

Montgomery schools seek parents, community members to help redefine student success

The Montgomery school district is looking for volutneers for an effort to redefine student success.

By Lynh Bui  |  03:14 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Common Core, College Readiness, Maryland Schools

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Maryland Dream Act loophole raising cost of tuition for some students in Montgomery County

High school students who take concurrent enrollment courses through Montgomery College don’t qualify for in-state tuition.

By Lynh Bui  |  03:04 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland Dream Act, undocumented students, illegal immigration,

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Budget, Curriculum 2.0 implementation dominate parent concerns at Montgomery schools Town Hall

Parents air concerns at Montgomery County schools’ 1st Community Day.

By Lynh Bui  |  05:16 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Free and Cheap | Tags:  Maintenance of Effort, Montgomery County budget, Maryland, schools, education, Curriculum 2.0, Common Core, math acceleration, Joshua Starr, Montgomery County schools

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Montgomery County schools to launch space study addressing Downcounty enrollment surge

Capacity study will address enrollment surge in Downcounty Consortium.

By Lynh Bui  |  02:43 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland, education, Downcounty Consortium, enrollment, boundaries, space study

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Montgomery Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr gives first ‘State of the Schools’ address

Closing the achievement gap and abandoning old education models will be key for future student success, Starr says.

By Lynh Bui  |  01:48 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joshua Starr Education Maryland Montgomery County Public Schools

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Rebecca Smondrowski becomes newest member of the Montgomery County Board of Education

Rebecca Smondrowski has hit the ground running after she won the District 2 seat for school board.

By Lynh Bui  |  12:27 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, education, Montgomery County Board of Education, Rebecca Smondrowski

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Montgomery County schools superintendent launches podcast with teachers’ union vice president

Montgomery County schools superintendent launches podcast with vice president of the teachers’ union

By Lynh Bui  |  05:39 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  education, Maryland, Montgomery County, Joshua Starr, Montgomery County Education Association

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Montgomery County Board of Education election ends Tuesday; 6 vie for 3 seats

Montgomery County Board of Education election ends tomorrow; six vie for three seats.

By Lynh Bui  |  02:48 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election, schools, education, Montgomery County, Maryland

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Blake High School Gay-Straight Alliance sends tolerance message around the world

Blake High School’s Gay-Straight Alliance won a national award this week for leadership. The group’s “Allie the Ally” doll is spreading message of tolerance around the world.

By Michael Alison Chandler  |  02:58 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay rights, Maryland schools, Maryland, Education

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Judge allows discrimination suit against Prince George’s schools to move forward

Discrimination lawsuits against the Prince George’s Board of Education can move forward after a federal district court denied a request to dismiss the claims.

By Ovetta Wiggins  |  04:55 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Prince George's schools, Prince George's County, Education, Maryland Education

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Maryland School Assessments off to a sleepy start

Students in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties are hard at work this week with reading and math tests — just after

By Michael Alison Chandler  |  01:50 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Montgomery County Schools, Prince George's County Schools, Standardized tests, Maryland education