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Kirwan Workgroup Members Push Back Against Governor’s ‘Half-Baked’ Comment

Frustrations boiled over at the start of an education reform meeting in Annapolis on Thursday, following Republican Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s earlier comments...

Senator Faults Hogan Administration for Late Rollout of Scholarship Programs 

More than 1,200 community college students will receive Promise Scholarships this year that could eliminate their tuition costs, but a state senator is alarmed...

Data Company Has New Rankings for Maryland’s School Districts

Data compiler Niche has ranked Maryland's best school districts for the 2019-2020 school year. The rankings were released as part of the website's 2020...

Longtime Head of Private College Group to Leave in Dec.

Maryland’s independent colleges and universities will have a new chief cheerleader in the 2020 General Assembly session.Tina Bjarekull, who has led the Maryland Independent...

Volunteer Fire Services Say They’re Drinking from a Fiscal Firehose

Will there be a fight for funding between the fire service and education reformers during the 2020 General Assembly session?Fire service representatives sounded the...

Hogan Warns Against Extra Spending for Kirwan Reforms

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) issued dire warnings Saturday about the prohibitive cost of proposed education reform in Maryland, vowing to oppose any...

House Speaker Seeks Review of Tax Credits for Possible Revenue

House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) said Friday that she wants her colleagues to examine the full range of tax credits the state...

Opinion: A Way to Save the Planet and Fund Kirwan

For years, the tobacco industry paid actors to pretend they were doctors on TV, telling Americans that smoking wasn’t bad for their health. By...

Update: State Department of Ed Working on LGBT, Disability Rights Curricula

The Maryland State Department of Education will update history curricula to include lessons on the LGBT and disability rights movements after a push from...

House Speaker Chooses Gooden for Regents Pick as Reforms Fall in Place

The University System of Maryland could have a familiar face on board for five more years.Speaker of the House Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County)...