Education

Budget Negotiators Approve Plan With More Kirwan Funding, Message to Chancellor

General Assembly budget negotiators have settled on a $46-billion-plus spending plan they will present to their colleagues later this week. The compromise spending plan...

Medical System CEO Takes Temporary Leave as Lawmakers Prep Ethics Legislation

In a bid to calm the furor over ethics concerns that have rocked the University of Maryland Medical System, the institution’s board of directors...

Unified Senate Passes Budget Plan

The Maryland Senate voted 47-0 in favor of a $46.6 billion state budget on Thursday, and budget negotiators from both chambers are expected to...

Big Senate Debate Over a Small Allocation — For Private Schools

Senators moved forward on a $46.6 billion budget plan Wednesday – but not before prolonged debate about a private school scholarship program for low-income...

Opinion: Risking One of Maryland’s Prized Resources

Back in the 1980s, when this story began, Maryland had at best an average system of public higher education. When experts rated how states...

Medical System Leaders Say Officials Are Scrambling to Make Changes

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and a top state lawmaker shared “strong views” during a meeting with the men who run the University...

Hogan, Franchot Seek Independent Audit of Medical System

State leaders called on Wednesday for an outside investigation of the University of Maryland Medical System board of directors, saying that the public deserves...

Opinion: After 20 Years, Unique Maryland Campus Stands Tall as Visionary Higher Ed Model

As incredible as it sounds, we’re already fast approaching the milestone year of 2020. Many in our region will be using the occasion to...

Hogan Sounds Alarm on Lawmakers’ Spending as Senate Budget Plan Reaches Floor

As senators got their first look at the chamber’s budget proposal this session on Monday, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) blasted what he...

Hogan Uses ‘Crossover Day’ to Rip Dems’ Legislative Agenda

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R), who has been quiet about the developments taking place in the General Assembly for the first nine weeks...