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The Return of Alvin Thornton

Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) has chosen former school board chairman Alvin Thornton, the onetime head of a crucial statewide commission...

With New Report Card, State Schools Receive a Star Rating

About 17 percent of Maryland’s schools are operating at the highest level, according to new accountability scores released by the Maryland State Department of...

List of Requests for Kirwan Commission Is Long 

As if the Commission for Innovation and Excellence in Education didn’t already have a hefty task, things got heavier Thursday night.During a marathon session,...

As Kirwan Commission Works Through Cost Estimates, Public Invited to Testify

Advocacy groups and members of the public will have their moment to make recommendations on the future of education in Maryland at a public...

Hogan Thumps for Accountability in Final Kirwan Commission Recommendations

As a commission charged with re-thinking Maryland’s education policies prepares for a lengthy public hearing, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) is advocating for...

Why Are Maryland Colleges Expensive?

According to the College Board, annual tuition and fees nationally for a four-year public university from 2017 to 2018 averaged $9,970. The Maryland Higher...

Lawmakers Blast UMD Officials Over Lack of Transparency in Football Controversy

House lawmakers on Thursday blasted top University System of Maryland officials for their lack of transparency and overreach in a controversial decision last month...

Upon Elevation to Regents Chair, Gooden Apologizes

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents on Wednesday voted to elevate Linda R. Gooden, a nine-year-member of the panel — to chairwoman....

Six Big Decisions the Governor Will Make in the Next Four Years

Voters will decide Tuesday on whether to re-elect Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) or bring change in the form of former NAACP president...

UMD Students Speak Out: ‘As a Terp, I’m Really Embarrassed’

For many students at the University of Maryland, the school’s response to the death of football player Jordan McNair came as no surprise. For...