Maryland public school students scored above national averages in a national assessment, according to results released Thursday from the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is announcing a new initiative against cyberbullying in a partnership with Facebook.
Beginning next year, faculty members will offer four courses through the online education platform Coursera.org.
Maryland's four historically black colleges and universities are being awarded more than $12.2 million in federal money.
The Maryland Board of Public Works approved about $18 million in grants for three county school systems from money that will be raised by an increase in the sales tax on alcohol.