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Baltimore County Schools to Resume Virtual Classes Wednesday After Cyber Attack

After a recent ransomware attack on the school district’s IT system, Baltimore County Public Schools announced Monday evening that it will return to virtual...

Baltimore Co. Schools Cancel Classes for 2 Days Due to Ransomware Attack

Baltimore County public schools will be closed, and distance learning canceled, on Monday and Tuesday due to a recent ransomware attack on the school...

Some U. of Md. Students May Face Discipline for Skipping COVID-19 Tests

Some 150 students at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus have been referred to the Office of Student Conduct because they may not...

Teachers Ask for Statewide Virtual Learning Until End of the Semester

As COVID-19 cases continue to spike across the state, teachers are calling on State Superintendent Karen B. Salmon to make all schools virtual until...

Some Counties Push to Remove Police From Schools — But Who Has the Authority...

Jason Melara is a former Montgomery County Public Schools student who frequently found himself in traumatic situations with police officers stationed at his high...

Baltimore City Pauses In-Person Learning for a Week After Thanksgiving

Baltimore City Public Schools will pause all in-person learning and meal sites for a week after Thanksgiving as a safety precaution recommended by health...
School Systems

Experts: Virtual Learning Can Work But Requires Time and Professional Training

While some parents are imploring school systems to return students to classrooms, experts argue that the sudden disruption to traditional schooling provides teachers a...

Schools Reverse Reopening Plans as COVID-19 Cases Increase

More local school systems have rolled back their reopening plans as coronavirus cases steadily increase across the state.On Thursday morning, the state reported ­­­­1,477...
School Board

Opinion: Prince George’s Needs an All-Elected School Board

In light of an Oct. 21 news report that certain candidates for appointment to the Prince George’s County Board of Education believed they were...

OSI-Baltimore Selects 12 ‘Community Fellows’ to Address Problems in City

Open Society Institute-Baltimore, the progressive advocacy group, announced its 2020 cohort of "community fellows" on Tuesday. These 12 individuals, who were selected from more than...