Education

Sports Betting Deal Approved Overwhelmingly; Hogan Likely to Sign

On the final day of the 2021 session, the Maryland legislature approved a plan to implement legalized sports wagering, voting overwhelmingly in favor of...

Biden Budget Proposal Pitches Big Boosts in Education and Health Spending

The Biden administration released a key portion of its budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year Friday, calling for increasing money for schools, public...

No Shuffling Papers, and No Grey Blazers: How Students Served as Pages In a...

After brewing a cup of coffee, Mary Sigrist, a senior at Pocomoke High School, changed into slacks and a long sleeve grey shirt with...

Bill Seeks to Bring Clarity to Rules on Student Protests

If a measure working its way through the General Assembly becomes law, Maryland school systems would be required to allow students to engage in...

Opinion: How to Expand School Health Care Support

It’s the middle of a busy day when you get that call. “This is the school nurse, everything is fine, but …” You worry,...

Hogan Allows ‘Kirwan 2.0’ to Become Law Without His Signature

Citing fiscal concerns, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan (R) announced Friday that he will not sign the complementary bill to the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future,...
Police Reform

Lawmakers Restructure the Role of School Police and Rethink School Disciplinary Measures

After a wave of protests and nationwide focus on police brutality and racism, Maryland legislators are rethinking disciplinary measures in public schools, particularly the...
Schools

Opinion: Charm City Children Deserve Better Schools

Baltimore City Public Schools are failing their 80,000 students at an exorbitantly-high cost. State and local taxpayers spend nearly $16,000 per pupil on education,...

Hogan and State Superintendent Stress New CDC Guidelines on Student Distancing

In an effort to encourage more schools to offer in-person learning, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) announced Thursday that Maryland is adopting the...
Blueprint

Opinion: Blueprint for Md.’s Future Is a Major Step Forward for Immigrant Students

The override of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future was a victory for Black, Latinx and immigrant students, teachers and advocates across the state that...