With a new math work group meeting in Montgomery County to examine the causes of high failure rates on high school final exams, one longtime activist has produced his own 20-plus page report on the problem.Read full article >>
Drinking to excess in college goes back to the earliest days of the country, but there are some troubling new variables in the drinking culture that have experts concerned. What are they?
According to this story by my colleague Jenna Johnson:Read full article >>
A reader asks whether the plunge in college enrollment reported this week in census data was fueled by economic trends — as we suggested in an article Tuesday — or demographics.
It’s a good question. We probably should have noted that college enrollment is hugely influenced by the size of the population that recently graduated from high school.Read full article >>
Montgomery County schools kindergarten teacher Cristina Ulrich is one of seven finalists for Maryland Teacher of the Year.
The district named Ulrich, a teacher at Brookhaven Elementary School, the county’s 2013-14 teacher of the year. Ulrich learned she was a finalist for the state title Tuesday when Superintendent Joshua P. Starr popped into her classroom to give her the news.Read full article >>