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Advocates Say Thousands Will Attend March for Our Schools in Annapolis

Maryland teachers plan to make a statement as part of the “Red for Ed” movement, but they won’t be striking or walking out of...

Senate Votes to Overturn Order to Start School After Labor Day

The debate over whether to require schools to start after Labor Day heads to the House of Delegates, after a veto-proof Senate majority passed...

Lawmakers Scrambling to Confront School Construction Needs

Lawmakers have put forward more than a dozen bills this year seeking millions of dollars – billions, in fact – for school construction funding....

GOP: Pinsky’s ‘Schoolhouse Steps’ Remarks Conjure Up Image of Southern Racists

On the second day of Senate floor debate over legislation that would give local school districts the option of starting the school year before...

War Over School Calendar Intensifies: ‘Marylanders Will Have the Final Say’

The State House debate over whether the school year in Maryland should start after Labor Day reached a fevered pitch Thursday.Voting along party lines,...

Bill Seeks to Limit State Superintendent Role in Hiring of Local School Leaders

A Baltimore County senator is pursuing a bill that would remove the ability of the state superintendent of schools to disapprove of local school...

Local Control vs. Economic Benefits at Center of Debate on School Start Dates

The mayor of Ocean City and other tourism boosters told a Maryland Senate panel Wednesday that a proposal to effectively overturn a school-year executive...

Text of Gov. Hogan’s State of the State Address

My fellow Marylanders:I am humbled to once again stand before this general assembly after four years of bipartisan cooperation and historic progress to report...

Democrats’ Progressive Agenda to Focus on Lifting Maryland’s Middle Class

Maryland’s Democrats are standing with the state’s middle class this legislative session, leaders said Tuesday morning as they unveiled a legislative priorities package that...

Bill Allowing Local Boards to Determine School Start Dates Has Hearing This Week

A proposal from two powerful committee chairmen that would undo one of the most high-profile achievements of Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan’s first term, his...