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Md. Board of Education Reviews Plan to Spend $2B in Stimulus Funds, Bids Farewell...

The State Board of Education reviewed Maryland’s 100-page plan for spending nearly $2 billion in coronavirus emergency funding on Tuesday — and returning to...

The Pandemic Inspired Passage of Unionization Bills, But Vetoes Mean Fight Continues

After eight years, an effort to expand collective bargaining rights to all employees at Maryland’s 16 community colleges finally made it through the General...

U.S. House Ag Leader Seeks Permanent Scholarship Funding for 1890 Land-Grant Colleges, Including UMES

Leaders from 1890 land-grant colleges laid out to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday how a fresh infusion of scholarship funding provided by...

Half a Century Later, Some Charles County High School Grads Finally Get Diplomas

Some high school graduates receiving diplomas in a special ceremony in Charles County last week waited more than half a century to get them.That’s...

Policy and Political Veteran Tom Lewis to Retire From Hopkins

Tom Lewis, vice president for government and community affairs for Johns Hopkins University and Medicine, will retire on June 30 after working for the...

Lawmakers, Advocates Hope New Superintendent Will Invigorate State Education Agency

Maryland lawmakers and education leaders say they are looking forward to a reinvigoration of the state's public school system with the announcement of a...

Hogan Appoints Members to Blueprint Accountability Board Nominating Committee

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan (R) announced his appointments to the Blueprint for Maryland Future’s Accountability and Implementation Board Nominating Committee on Friday. Hogan appointed Edward...

Maryland Board of Ed Names Mohammed Choudhury as Incoming State Superintendent

The Maryland State Board of Education voted unanimously on Thursday to approve Mohammed Choudhury to replace Karen B. Salmon as the State Superintendent of...

Report: Maryland Teacher Recertification Process Should be Reformed

Maryland spends up to $1 billion on teacher professional development every year, but there is little to no data showing that teachers improve in...

State School Board Discusses Fully Reopening in Fall, Tutoring Opportunities in Summer

A month after passing a resolution directing all schools to return to in-person learning for a full 180-day school year starting in the fall, a...