Education

Charles Co. to Make It Easier for Parents, Kids to Reunite After Emergency

The process of reuniting parents with children after an emergency can be long and drawn-out. Past incidents across the United States have shown that...

Kirwan and His Supporters Exchange Words With Hogan’s Team

Legislators in Annapolis have a plan to fund education reforms from the Kirwan Commission that wouldn’t require any new revenue until the 2022 fiscal...

Kirwan Commission Blesses Education Funding Formula, Rollout of Reforms

The Kirwan Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education ended with a standing ovation on Thursday ― but there will be plenty more work...

Business Groups Warn Against Tax Hikes to Fund Kirwan Reforms

Business groups responded Tuesday evening to a Kirwan Commission funding plan put forward by a labor union that included corporate tax increases.“The union said...

To Fund Kirwan, Union Proposes Corporate and Income Tax Reforms

An influential labor union is pressing for changes to Maryland’s tax code that would result in higher tax rates for the wealthy and corporations...

Opinion: Teachable Moment for Maryland Education and Taxes

As a Republican executive in a dark blue state, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has one of the toughest balancing acts in the country. Gov....

Maryland Has 15 Best STEM High Schools in Newsweek Rankings

When it comes to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, Maryland has 15 of the best 500 high schools in America, according to a new...

Investigation: UMD Followed Protocols in Mold, Adenovirus Outbreaks, But Improvements Needed

The lack of a “mature culture of emergency management” at the University of Maryland College Park could have delayed earlier and more robust responses...

The People’s Choice: State’s ‘I Voted’ Stickers Getting a Facelift

A time-honored tradition is getting a facelift in Maryland. Students across the state submitted more than 650 designs for updated “I Voted” stickers in a...

13 Teachers Running for State Board of Education Seat

More than a dozen teachers are vying to become the first teacher-member of the Maryland State Board of Education. Voting in the election is open to all...