Tag: schools

Local Initiative Gives $3 Million to ‘High-Quality’ Summer Youth Programs, with $1 Million Coming from Weinberg Foundation

Students in the Young Audiences Summer Arts Learning Academy in August 2016. Photo via Young Audiences of Maryland/Facebook.

An infusion of money from the Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation and 10 other groups and businesses will support 41 “high-quality summer programs” serving youth from Baltimore’s low-income communities following the end of this school year.

Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance to Resign at End of June

Photo via Dallas Dance/Twitter

Dallas Dance is leaving his position as head of Baltimore County Public Schools.

December Figures Show MGM National Harbor is Going to Make a Lot of Money

The front of MGM National Harbor.

Maryland’s shiny new $1.4 billion casino in Prince George’s County is attracting a ton of gamblers or some people with really deep pockets, or possibly both.

Baltimore Area Bracing for Strange Winter Weather Pattern this Weekend

A branch covered in ice. Baltimore could see up to a tenth-inch of ice from freezing rain tomorrow morning.

It’s a strange weekend ahead, with all the stages of early winter on display.

AACo. Schools Cut 2018 Spring Break to Follow Hogan’s Calendar Mandate


Empty Classroom

Anne Arundel County students and families should make this school year’s spring break count. In order to comply with Gov. Larry Hogan’s order that schools start after Labor Day and end before June 15, Anne Arundel County is making some controversial schedule cuts for 2017-18.

Hogan Calls Concerns Over School Start Date Order ‘Ridiculous’ and ‘Stupid’

Hogan in Bethesda
Hogan in Bethesda

To those who object to Larry Hogan’s new rule requiring schools to open after Labor Day, the governor has a simple message: He doesn’t want to hear it.

Baltimore Ravens Unveil Bookmobile Today



The Baltimore Ravens unveiled today their first-ever Bookmobile at Abbottston Elementary School in Baltimore City on Monday. The rolling library is fully-funded by the Ravens Foundation, Inc. and will be owned and operated by the Maryland Book Bank, which is a nonprofit organization that distributes free children’s books to students, teachers, schools and organizations throughout Maryland.