When middle schooler Grady Beauregard heard a boy around his age describe his life in Sudan, it inspired Grady to reach out to others and find out what he could do to help.
As student enrollment has climbed in Montgomery County, many parents have expressed concerns about the growing number of portable classroom trailers located at the Maryland district’s 202 schools.More than 90 percent of portables used to relieve crowding are at elementary schools in Montgomery, the state’s largest school system. Montgomery has a total of 404, up from 382 last school year. Read full article >>
Their family needed Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation’s help, but found that their work to find a donor for their son helped others as well, and inspires them still.
I remember us, the day our daughter was born after my husband’s return from Iraq, telling our families that he wouldn’t deploy again “until 2015.”
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, whose own administration drafted the legislation, has indicated in recent days that he wants to make the evaluation system in New York State tougher.
Here are nine examples of how Franklin & Marshall College sized up the finances of students admitted to the class of 2018. F&M’s full charge for tuition, fees, room and board is $60,799. There are also expenses for books, supplies and transportation.Read full article >>
LANCASTER, Pa. — The open secret of higher education is that private colleges competing for students often slash prices for families wealthy enough to pay full tuition.Some dangle “merit aid” to lure academic stars. Others use discounts to ensure that they enroll enough affluent students to meet their revenue targets.Read full article >>
When the bell rings at 3:15 p.m., students at Alice Deal Middle School all have somewhere they can go. If it’s Monday, it might be African drumming or calligraphy club. Tuesday means ultimate Frisbee, meditation or Science Olympiad; and Wednesday, there’s fencing, fantasy football or Model U.N. On Friday, one club closes out the week doing yo-yo tricks in the main hallway.Read full article >>
At Woodlin Elementary in Silver Spring enrollment is up, but expansion is still an idea in waiting. The result is a colony of portable classroom trailers clustered behind the school, an outpost of learning where 150 students in second and fifth grades spend much of their days.Read full article >>