Education

OSI-Baltimore Selects 12 ‘Community Fellows’ to Address Problems in City

Open Society Institute-Baltimore, the progressive advocacy group, announced its 2020 cohort of "community fellows" on Tuesday. These 12 individuals, who were selected from more than...

Coalition Forms to Oppose Veto Override of Digital Tax Bill

Marylanders for Tax Fairness, a coalition of businesses, advocacy groups and individuals, launched a campaign on Tuesday to oppose the General Assembly's potential override...

Transition Watch: 2 Marylanders, 1 Ex-Marylander on List of Possible Education Secretaries

At least two Maryland educators are on the list of possible contenders to become President-elect Joe Biden's secretary of Education, according to published reports...
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Senators Respond: Schools Deal With Pandemic’s Impact Despite Absence of Significant State Guidance

The following letter was sent to Karen B. Salmon, state superintendent of schools; Robert Neall, Maryland Department of Health secretary; and Jilene Chan, Maryland...

Let the Arguments Begin: Data Company Ranks State’s Best School Districts

Data compiler Niche has ranked Maryland's best school districts for the 2020-2021 school year.Each Maryland school district received a letter grade in the following...

Teetering Child Care Programs Ask the State for Help

With reduced enrollment and revenue due to COVID-19 related capacity limits, plus higher costs for extra staff and cleaning supplies, child care providers in...

Students at Frostburg State Concerned with Recent COVID-19 Spike on Campus

This story has been updated to reflect changes in the number of COVID-19 cases on campus and in Allegany County.After spending three days in...

Researchers: Black And Brown Students Are Especially Suffering From Remote Learning

Although educational disparities already existed for Black, Latino and low-income Maryland students before the COVID-19 pandemic, they have only gotten more jarring since classes...

Teachers’ Union Gets New Political and Legislative Affairs Director

Pokuaa Owusu-Acheaw is leaving her job as intergovernmental affairs officer to Prince George's County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) to become managing director of...

Report: School Meals Programs in Md. Aren’t Reaching Enough Eligible Kids

Some low-income children in Maryland who are eligible for free school breakfasts have not been receiving them, according to a report that the group...