Education

BULLETIN: Md. Schools to Stay Closed Through April 24

Maryland schools will remain closed for an additional four weeks, through April 24, State Superintendent of Schools Karen B. Salmon announced on Wednesday.Speaking at...

State Superintendent to Stay Put as Decision on Keeping Schools Closed Is Pending

The Maryland State Board of Education voted unanimously on Tuesday afternoon to extend the contract of outgoing State Superintendent of Schools Karen B. Salmon,...

Food Distribution Sites for Students in State Top 500

Despite the mandated closure of Maryland schools over a week ago, kids and parents are still flocking to public school sites -- not to...

USM Campuses to Shift to Distance Learning for Rest of Semester, Commencements Canceled

The University System of Maryland will shift to distance-learning for undergraduate students for the rest of the spring semester and cancel in-person commencement ceremonies,...

Sweeping Education Reform Bill Headed to Governor’s Desk

After three years of policy-making and debate, an education reform plan that has been hailed by Democratic leaders as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to overhaul...

Senate Passes Education Blueprint in Midnight Vote

After two and a half hours of debate, Maryland’s Senate passed the multi-billion dollar Blueprint for Maryland’s Future education recommendations to applause late Monday...

Norman Augustine: Don’t Waste a Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity to Boost Schools

At this moment Maryland is facing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to strengthen our public schools and make Maryland more competitive for jobs and business —...

Long-Running HBCU Lawsuit Could Settle With Bill’s Passage in Senate

Annapolis abounds with historical moments this week as lawmakers announce a rushed end to the legislative session in the face of a looming COVID-19...

Senate Puts Potential Brakes on Education Plan as Show Goes on in Annapolis

Despite quiet hallways and empty streets prompted by the COVID-19 viral outbreak, business in the General Assembly was still abuzz during lengthy Saturday floor...

Fearing Possible Depression, Franchot Urges ‘Timeout’ on Tax Measures

Maryland’s chief tax collector implored state lawmakers to delay action on revenue measures, saying that a looming recession — or worse — make this...