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Jon Baron: Evidence-Based Standards in Build Back Better Act Could Transform Higher-Ed

This gubernatorial candidate believes funding in Biden’s Build Back Better Act would allow the state to bring proven programs to scale, and the benefits for Maryland would be enormous.

Md. Universities Begin Preparing Student Athletes to Profit from Names and Likenesses

Maryland athletic directors told an oversight committee Monday that they are offering opportunities for college athletes to profit off their names, images and likenesses. The...

Opinion: We Should Never Stop Learning About Gender Identity

A high school teacher in Prince George's County discusses what he's learned about transgender rights — and why making students feel safe in school should be a top priority of Maryland educators.
Pediatrician

Md. State Board of Education Will Reconsider School Mask Mandate in December

The Maryland State Board of Education heard a range of opinions from a slew of parents, teachers, county board members and health experts Tuesday...

Blueprint Accountability Board Met For the First Time, But Lacks Funding to Start Work

The board charged with overseeing the implementation of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future decade-long education reform plan met virtually for the first time on...

Md. State Board of Education Will Discuss School Mask Mandate on Tuesday

On Tuesday, the Maryland State Board of Education will hold a virtual meeting to reevaluate the emergency statewide school mask mandate that was enacted...

Task Force to Reform Prince George’s Co. School Board Hosts its First Meeting

A 14-member task force that could bring reforms to the embattled Prince George’s County School Board held an introductory online meeting Wednesday night.The task force...

Lawmakers Discuss Challenges Causing Bus Driver Shortage Across Maryland

Faced with a nationwide shortage of school bus drivers, some Maryland county executives and school district leaders are pumping more money to increase drivers’...

Kalman Hettleman: Maryland Inexcusably Slams Shut the Gateway to Literacy

Unfortunately, Maryland lags behind other states in striving to attain early literacy, and this is an inexcusable tragedy.
Pediatrician

State Board of Education Will Revisit Student Quarantine Policy and Mask Mandate

In the last month, 6,500 more Maryland public school students tested positive for COVID-19 and 31,800 more students have been quarantined due to close...