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Montgomery County Yields on Private School Reopenings

With a pending lawsuit and a Republican congressman calling for a federal investigation looming over their shoulders, Montgomery County officials announced Friday afternoon that they...
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Rep. Harris Seeks Federal Probe of Montgomery Co. Decision Keeping Private Schools Shut

Maryland's lone Republican member of Congress is calling for the federal government to investigate Montgomery County's decision to ban in-person learning at private and...
Environmental Education

Opinion: The Need for Outdoor Environmental Education in Md.’s Remote Learning Curriculum

As schools rethink their learning strategies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, now is the opportunity to include more outdoor learning.Most large public school...

Hopkins Announces Fall Semester Will Be Conducted Online

Johns Hopkins University announced Thursday that almost all programs, studies and research would be conducted online this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic.“Although we were hoping...

Showdown on Private Schools and In-Person Classes: Elrich Won’t Back Down on Hogan’s Challenge

Refusing to back down from a dispute with Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and private schools, Montgomery County’s top health official moved to...

Much to Consider, Much At Stake in Who Makes School Closing Decisions and How

After months of deferring to local health officials for reopening decisions, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) issued an emergency order Monday, overturning Montgomery County’s...

Hogan Strips Counties of Power to Block On-site Instruction

Amid pushback against a Montgomery County order that impacted the school President Trump’s son attends, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) moved on Monday...

University System of Maryland to Require Negative COVID-19 Test Before Students, Employees Allowed on...

The University System of Maryland is sticking with plans to welcome students back this fall but says all arriving students — and employees —...

Md. School Leaders Find Disproportionate Number of Inexperienced Teachers in Communities of Color

Maryland schools with the poorest students and the highest number of minority students have fewer educators than other schools and a disproportionate number of...

State Officials Cast a Wary Eye on Gambling, Lottery Revenues

In late February, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay made a surprise appearance at the Horseshoe Baltimore Casino, to visit his eponymous steakhouse.In early March, the...