Weeks after Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said schools can begin to reopen, school leaders are still deciding on when to do just that.
Dozens of frustrated parents don’t seem to think that schools in Montgomery County are ready to take on the first day of virtual learning on August 31. Many of them have been venting and sounding off on social media about not being able to navigate through some of the parent portals they need, in order to set up their kids for online learning. The frustration is mostly surrounding the portal called the Synergy ParentVue which is also linked to ‘MyMCPS.’
Here's a look at what schools in D.C., Maryland and Virginia have planned for the upcoming year.
The order prohibiting Montgomery County private schools from opening for in-person instructions until after October 1, 2020 has been rescinded by the county.
The Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to allow a new course on LGBTQ history in schools.
On Tuesday, the Montgomery County’s Board of Education, among other actions, is expected to vote on whether to add an intensive LGBTQ history course, that some advocates believe could be the first of its kind not only for Montgomery County – but also the state and country.
After a Montgomery County private school announced it will close for good due to financial strain from the COVID-19 pandemic, parents are doing everything possible to keep the doors open.
Maryland has extended the closure of schools through May 15 as the state battles the spread of the novel coronavirus.
As parents and educators scramble to provide online learning resources and homework guidelines to kids who are home during the COVID-19 crisis, some teachers in the D.C. region are taking a different approach.
Eleanor Roosevelt High School and College Park Academy in Prince George's County will be temporarily closed for the rest of the week amid possible coronavirus exposure fears.
A Maryland State delegate is pushing a bill that would require state public schools to allow therapy dogs.
Montgomery County Schools may become the first school district in Maryland to offer an LGBTQ studies course for high schools.
A group of students spoke during the public comment period of the Montgomery County Council meeting Wednesday night, pleading for the funding to fix their schools.
Governor Larry Hogan wants Maryland schools to start after Labor Day. He just introduced a new bill that would make it the law of the land.
Several hundred people turned out tonight as Montgomery County held its latest school boundary analysis meeting.
In Charles County, the parents of the three fourth grade girls who claim they were sexually assaulted on their elementary school playground, have filed a complaint with the Justice Department Civil Rights Division.
Gov. Larry Hogan is supporting $130 million more to expand pre-K and other education priorities.
With this season’s first taste of winter weather moving in overnight, some Prince George’s County students are still waiting more than an hour to catch their school bus. And new data just obtained by FOX 5 shows the school system isn’t tracking how many buses are seriously behind schedule.
The principal and vice principal have been removed from a Charles County elementary school where three fourth grade girls claimed they were assaulted by classmates and threatened with rape last month, according to a source.
Parents at an elementary school in Charles County are outraged after learning from administrators that a group of three fourth-grade boys were allegedly involved a sexually explicit encounter with three girls in the same grade.