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College Board: Virginia among leaders in AP tests

Virginia has the third-highest number of Advanced Placement test-takers in the nation, according to a new report from the College Board.

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 03:00pm EST

Tags: Advanced Placement, Virginia

O'Malley to make education announcement Tuesday

Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to make an announcement about Maryland's education system in a videoconference with students.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 03:30am EST

Tags: Martin OMalley,

Business leaders say millennials have 'preparedness gap'

Despite having a degree in hand, employers cite a lack of work ethic, hard skills and preparedness for their reluctance in hiring millennials fresh out of college, according to a new study.

Sunday - 02/02/2014, 02:00pm EST

Tags: Bentley University, millennials

Poll shows decline in relationships between students, teachers and parents

There's no doubt things are different in today's schools, and a recent poll on the relationships between teachers, students and their parents shows just that.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 09:21am EST

Tags: USA TODAY, Harris poll

How college pricing is like holiday retail sales

Higher education may seem like a different world, but universities in many ways have been working from the same playbook as retail outlets.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 02:17pm EST

Tags: tuition, American University

Slots revenue to fund Allegany scholarships

The Cumberland Times-News reports that Allegany County commissioners approved a plan Thursday to use some of the money generated by a state tax on the Rocky Gap Casino to fund scholarships for local residents.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 06:00pm EST

Tags: Allegany County, slots, slot machine

Scholarship fund created to honor quiz show host

Known for his role as a quiz show host, Mac McGarry loved baseball, music and good grammar. Now a scholarship fund has been created to honor the local legend.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 04:23pm EST

Tags: Mac McGarry, Its Academic, quiz show, scholarship, thomas warren

Opponents of Common Core speak up in Maryland

Common Core standards are set to go into effect for Maryland's 2014-2015 school year -- but vocal critics are now calling for a stop.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 08:42am EST

Tags: Common Core Standards, tabco, Kate Ryan, David Craig, Ron George

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