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Summertime, and the Unity Is Easy

What a difference a year makes.Last year, the Maryland Black Caucus Foundation held its inaugural summertime unity breakfast – with a hefty legislative agenda...

Audit: Records of 1.4M Students Stored Improperly

The personal information records of more than 1.4 million Maryland students were stored improperly, an audit of the Maryland State Department of Education found.The...

Teachers Across Maryland Flexing Their Political Muscle

Three years ago, Allison Heintz was a 4th grade teacher who had never been politically active. Then Donald Trump was elected president.Heintz attended the...

Summer Hunger: Advocates Push for Changes to Child Nutrition Programs

About four of five Maryland school children who receive free and reduced price lunches during the school year may be going hungry this summer.The...

Maryland Chancellor Search Committee Members Named

An 18-member committee will search for a new chancellor to lead the University System of Maryland.Chancellor Robert L. Caret announced last month that he...

Accreditor Warns University of Md. on Lack of Transparency in Governance

The University of Maryland College Park was placed on warning this week by its accrediting agency, which cited concerns about transparency in governance.The decision...

Ed Department Racing to Organize Teacher Elections for New Board Post

It’s not as easy as adding chairs to the table.The Maryland State Board of Education faces a tight timeline when it comes to seating...

How Maryland’s Counties Fared in School Food Report Card

The healthiest school food in Maryland can be found in Howard County, Healthy School Food Maryland announced Tuesday.The organization has judged and scored school...

Ferguson Taking Over from Zirkin as Senate Chair of Marijuana Workgroup

The General Assembly’s Marijuana Legalization Workgroup hasn’t met yet, and already it’s under new management.The workgroup is set to have its debut meeting in...
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Education Funding Workgroup Charts Course for Setting Formulas

A workgroup that will propose new education funding formulas should wrap up work by the send of September, the panel’s chair announced Thursday.The Blueprint...