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Lawmakers Likely to Dismiss Hogan’s School Start Bill Despite Breezy Hearing

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s push for a statewide post-Labor Day school start got another airing in the General Assembly on Friday ― but...

Lawmakers Begin Weighing Novel Expansion of State Sales Tax

A novel approach to expand Maryland’s sales tax ― with the appealing benefit of generating enough revenue to pay for a 10-year, multi-billion-dollar education...

Hogan, Legislature in Open Warfare Over Crime, Taxes and Communication

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) launched a blistering attack on Democratic lawmakers Thursday, accusing them of blocking vital anti-crime legislation for political purposes...

Princeton Review Ranks 6 Md. Schools Among Best-Value Colleges

When it comes to college, many potential students choose a school where they can get the most for their money. Princeton Review this month...

‘This Is a Big Proposal’: Sales Tax Plan Seen as Way to Fund Kirwan

As a group of lawmakers charged with ironing out the finer details of a multibillion-dollar education reform package met to discuss amendments for the...

Bowie State to Open Free Healthy Food Pantry for Students

Bowie State University, Maryland’s oldest historically black university, will establish a nutrition pantry offering healthy foods at no cost with the goal of ensuring...

Bill Would Ban ‘Lunch Shaming’ of Poor Children

A six-year-old girl, whose family income qualified her for free or reduced-price school lunch, had her meal pulled away in the cafeteria line, thrown...

Breaking Down the Blueprint Bill

Hundreds of people filled hearing rooms and rallied in Annapolis on Monday as the General Assembly took the unusual step of convening a joint...

Hogan Appoints Veteran of U.S. Marshals Service as Education IG

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) said Monday that he has appointed the state’s first Inspector General of Education. He announced the appointment of...

Warning of Anti-Reform Forces, Kirwan Tells Rally ‘We Must Band Together’ 

As the General Assembly’s money committees engaged in a day-long hearing on education funding, hundreds of parents, students and teachers rallied near the State...