Education

On Untraditional First Day of School, Hogan Still Hopes For More In-Person Instruction

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) visited three schools in Caroline County as they opened for limited in-person instruction on Tuesday, marking the start...

UMD Renames Women’s Studies Department to Honor Harriet Tubman

Renaming the Department of Women’s studies is one of several steps that University of Maryland officials say they're taking in an effort to make...

Franchot: In-Person Instruction Is a ‘Huge Medical Experiment’

With a new academic year starting, and local school systems wrestling with how best to educate children amid a public health crisis, Comptroller Peter...

Bill Would Make Md. HBCUs Independent From University System

A bill that would give all of Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities independence from the University System of Maryland will be introduced in...

State Sought Consultant to Study School Facilities in 2018. A Contract Still Hasn’t Been...

A political fight from 2018 has sparked a battle over procurement policy at the highest levels of Maryland government -- and the fight is...

State Ed. Board Mandates Average of 3.5 Hours of Live Learning a Day by...

The Maryland State Board of Education Tuesday approved a measure to require all school systems to have an average of 3.5 hours a day...

Opinion: Governor Says to Reopen Schools, But What’s the Plan?

Gov. Larry Hogan’s announcement authorizing school districts across the state to reopen school buildings days before the new school year was about to start...

Hogan and State Superintendent Press Md. Schools to Reopen for In-Person Learning This Fall

With the first day of school less than a week away, top state officials are pressuring all local school systems to reopen for at...

Judge Grants Md. Request for Injunction on Federal Aid to Private Schools

A federal judge granted a request from Maryland and other states to temporarily halt Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ implementation of a rule requiring K-12...

University System Examines Its Own Role in Perpetuating Structural Racism 

After a summer of national reckoning on racial injustice, the University System of Maryland is taking proactive steps to examine structural racism that may...