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Health Secretary: Maryland Has Leased Ice Rinks For Possible Makeshift Morgues

The state of Maryland has leased two ice skating rinks to use as possible makeshift morgues during the COVID-19 crisis.Maryland Health Secretary Robert R....

Leigh Williams: General Assembly’s New Leaders Navigated Uncharted Territory

With Maryland’s stay-at-home order recently put into effect as a way to flatten the COVID-19 curve, it is unlikely the Maryland General Assembly will...

Van Hollen: Federal Stimulus Money Should Go to Close ‘Homework Gap’

Since winter, U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has been advocating for federal funding to close “the homework gap” created when millions of students...

State Superintendent’s Contract Extended for a Year

The Maryland State Board of Education announced Tuesday night that it would extend the contract for Superintendent Karen B. Salmon for a year, as...

Counties at Odds With State Education Dept. Over Location of Child Care Centers

As local governments scramble to set up makeshift day care centers for children of essential personnel who are working through the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders...

Student Crisis Fund Faces Funding Crisis Of Its Own

A fund to help students in need at the University of Maryland needs help itself.There’s been a run on the Student Crisis Fund at...

Frosh Asks DeVos to Cease Federal Student Loan Collection During Pandemic

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh joined the call Thursday to protect federal student loan borrowers from further financial distress during the national state...

Here Are the Essential Workers Eligible for Child Care After Friday Shutdown

Maryland child care centers have been ordered to close by the end of the day Friday, except for those serving children of essential personnel,...

County Schools Ramping Up Distance Learning Plans as Closures Extended

School systems throughout Maryland are developing plans for remote learning after the state announced plans Wednesday to keep public schools shuttered for another four...

BULLETIN: Md. Schools to Stay Closed Through April 24

Maryland schools will remain closed for an additional four weeks, through April 24, State Superintendent of Schools Karen B. Salmon announced on Wednesday.Speaking at...