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Md. State Board of Education Delays Standardized Testing Until Fall

After voting last week to administer statewide standardized tests this spring that could last more than seven hours, the Maryland State Board of Education...

Opinion: College Student Hunger Can Be Solved. It’s Up to Annapolis

“Early in my graduate school experience I went through incredible financial difficulty, a brief period of homelessness escaping domestic violence, and limited food access....

Md. Republican Lawmaker Seeks to Create a Statewide Virtual Public School

As Maryland students begin to slowly trickle back into classrooms this month, one state lawmaker is trying to establish a statewide virtual public school...

Kalman Hettleman: Will the General Assembly Be Able to Hold MSDE More Accountable?

As Elizabeth Shwe reported last week in Maryland Matters, an emergency bill introduced by Senate President Bill Ferguson requires a consultant study of the...

Bill Letting Schools Offer Telehealth Advances

An emergency measure, already approved in the Senate, to allow each of Maryland’s 86 school-based health centers to offer telehealth was voted out of...

Opinion: Collective Bargaining Works for Md. Public Employees. Just Ask Our Public Employers

“Even after years of faithful service to our community colleges, we still don’t have a meaningful voice at work,” says Richard Otten, adjunct professor...

Md. Schools to Ramp Up Reopening Monday

Many of Maryland’s most populous school districts are set to welcome some students back for in-person instruction Monday, marking the start of varying local...

Montgomery School System Deal to Lease Electric Buses Called Historic

The Montgomery County Board of Education this week voted to approve a $168.7 million contract to lease hundreds of electric school buses over the...

Opinion: A Chance to Better Teach Reconstruction

As we celebrate Black History Month, we should remember to acknowledge the many accomplishments of African Americans during Reconstruction and, more importantly, commit to...

Senate President Seeks to Enhance State Ed. Board to Prepare for Blueprint Reforms

Maryland lawmakers are trying to strengthen the State Board of Education in preparation for the sweeping education reform plan that is poised to become...