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Divided ‘Works’ Panel Approves Big Budget Cut; Hogan Warns of Layoffs

Maryland's Board of Public Works approved a scaled-back plan to reduce state spending on Wednesday, voting 2-1 to chop $413 million from the budget,...

U.S. House Moves to Invest in Infrastructure, Jobs, Environment, Justice; Senate and White House...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House cleared a massive $1.5 trillion package Wednesday that backers said would not only shore up the nation’s crumbling infrastructure...

University of Maryland, College Park No Longer Under Warning for Lack of Transparency

The University of Maryland, College Park's accreditation was reaffirmed last week -- a recognition required for students to receive federal financial aid. The school had...

Superintendents Urge Offering Option for Fully Virtual School This Fall

Although distance learning has been a challenge, a fully virtual option is important for families who are not comfortable sending their children back to...

University of Maryland College Park Names Administration Building for Sen. Mike Miller

The University of Maryland, College Park has renamed its main administration building in honor of one of its most high-profile — and valuable —...

Franchot Aims to Block Many Hogan Budget Cuts

One day before the Board of Public Works considers large cuts to the state budget, Maryland Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) is poised to...
Wireless Education

Wireless Education Network to Be Built for Maryland Students

In preparation for the start of the school year this fall, $210 million has been set aside to expand targeted tutoring initiatives for at-risk...

As BPW Prepares for Budget Cuts, Liberal Groups Argue They’ll Hurt Md.’s Neediest

The Board of Public Works, which has sole domain over the state budget when the General Assembly isn't in session, is expected to vote...
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Kalman Hettleman: The Hidden Politics of Inequitable School Funding

There are loud, passionate and overdue calls these days for more equity throughout our society. But it isn’t only police departments that need to...

Report Shows School Suspension and Arrest Rates Remain Highest for Black Students 

Black students in Maryland are consistently suspended from school and arrested on school grounds at higher rates than any other racial group.The Maryland State...