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University System of Md. Plans ‘Hybrid’ Fall Semester

The University System of Maryland announced Friday that students will return to campus this fall "in a hybrid fashion," combining some on-campus, in-person instruction...

State Survey Shows Distance Learning Disparities, But Hardest-Hit School Districts Aren’t Revealed

As many as 15% of students in at least one Maryland county have not participated in distance learning in any form since schools were...
At-Large Candidate

Montgomery Co. Elected Officials Warn Voters About School Board Candidate

A significant number of Montgomery County elected officials have written an open letter to voters about the upcoming at-large Board of Education election in...

Recovery Plan Includes More Child Care Providers, State Support for Essential Workers Until June...

Maryland has added 125 child care sites and 21,500 additional child care slots to serve children whose parents are returning to work as state...
Higher Education

USM Chancellor: Why Higher Education Matters More Than Ever This Commencement Season

Students across the University System of Maryland are graduating. But there are no auditoriums and arenas packed with people, cheering and taking photos as...

Public Defender Calls for COVID-19 Testing at Juvenile Facilities After Carroll County Spike

Maryland’s Office of the Public Defender is calling on the state to test all children in custody of the Department of Juvenile Services for...

Child Care Faces Crunch With Phase One Reopening, Fears for Future

As more Marylanders returned to work this week, child care providers say they have mounting fears about how their industry will be left to...

Abell Foundation: Digital Divide for Baltimore Wider Than Other Cities

More than a third of households with children in Baltimore lack a wired internet connection and more than a quarter don’t have access to...

Montgomery County Parents Fret About Privacy as Learning Moves Online

Montgomery County resident Joel Schwarz is a lawyer and father of four. His family has been learning to juggle newfound educational needs that come...
School Discipline

Opinion: School Discipline Policies Should Be Less Reactive, More Restorative

Maryland’s current school discipline practices are ineffective at mitigating behavioral challenges in the classroom.Many schools are still turning to suspensions and expulsions, also known...