Education

House Speaker Chooses Gooden for Regents Pick as Reforms Fall in Place

The University System of Maryland could have a familiar face on board for five more years.Speaker of the House Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County)...

Questions, But Still Interest in Coppin State President Position

Recent chatter about merging major education institutions around Baltimore hasn’t hampered the search for a new president at Coppin State – but a search...

Lawmakers Push to Include LGBT, Disability Rights Movements in School Lessons

A group of state lawmakers wants Maryland’s superintendent of schools to update social studies curricula to include lessons on the disability rights and LGBT...

Court-Ordered Mediation in HBCU Lawsuit Fails

Another round of court-ordered mediation has again ended without resolution in the 13-year case by a coalition of historically black colleges and universities against...

Noting Education Spending Plans, Maryland’s Triple-A Bond Ratings Affirmed

Maryland lawmakers’ education spending plans received a report card of sorts this week from Wall Street: all ‘A’s.The state’s Triple-A bond ratings were reaffirmed...

ISO Real Solutions to Baltimore’s Problems

With Baltimore and its perceived and real social ills atop the news this week, the Regional Economic Study Institute at Towson University has scheduled...

Opinion: UB-Coppin-BCCC Merger Would Preserve History, While Looking Forward

President Kurt Schmoke of the University of Baltimore proposed an awesome idea July 15 in an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun to combine the...
Non-English Speakers

Mixed Reviews on Efforts to Make Government More Accessible to Non-English Speakers

An English speaker researching affordable housing in Montgomery County might turn to the Department of Housing and Community Affairs’ website, where the information is...
Kirwan Commission

Cash for Kirwan Commission Grants Is Flowing to Local School Boards

Money to fund initial recommendations of the Kirwan Commission is flowing to local school systems.More than $65.4 million has been awarded by the Maryland...

Report: These Md. Schools Prepare Students Best For College

By Deb BeltMARYLAND — A new report by Niche.com, which crunches all kinds of data, especially involving schools, has released a new list for...