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Opinion: Why Everyone Should Care About the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future

As Maryland’s delegates and senators settle in for the 2021 legislative session, we should all be urging them to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto...

Speaker Jones Reintroduces HBCU Funding Bill Adjusted for COVID-19 Economy

House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) pushed Tuesday for her newly-reintroduced bill that would end a long-standing lawsuit over inequitable funding for Maryland’s...

Baltimore City Public School Teachers and Staff Can Get Vaccines From Johns Hopkins

In an effort to expedite COVID-19 vaccine access to teachers, Baltimore City Public Schools partnered with Johns Hopkins Medicine to begin vaccinating teachers and...

Montgomery County School Superintendent Jack Smith Will Retire in June

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith announced Thursday that he will retire in June for family reasons.In a pre-recorded video on the school...

Promises to Work Together — But Also Glaring Differences — as Unprecedented Session Begins

On the first day of the Maryland General Assembly’s 442th session, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and Democratic leaders of the legislature pledged...

Cardboard Cutouts of Kids Featured at Pro-Kirwan Rally in Annapolis

Advocates have already found creative ways to mobilize around the unusual General Assembly session.Surrounded by about 20 cutout life-size images of students, advocates from...
Mismanagement

Kalman Hettleman: Emergency Action Needed to Confront State Mismanagement of School Funding

Part two of two.To borrow from Mark Twain’s quip about the weather, almost everyone in the General Assembly complains bitterly that the Maryland State...

Preparing to Override Blueprint Bill Veto, Lawmakers Say State Has Enough Money to Fund...

Democrats intend to override Republican Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s veto of a 10-year multibillion-dollar education reform effort, but it may not happen until...
Olszewski

Olszewski: State’s Investment in Students and Teachers Is Long Overdue

For nearly a year, our public school classrooms have sat empty, as the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly forced students and educators online. I offer my...

Juanita Miller Succeeds Alvin Thornton as Chair of Prince George’s Board of Education

Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) named Juanita Miller, a former state delegate, to succeed Alvin Thornton as the chair of Prince...