Education

Here Is a Capsule Look at 10 Bills Hogan Allowed to Become Law

By Friday afternoon, when his office announced which bills he’d  veto and which bills he’d let become law without his signature, Gov. Lawrence J....

Maricé Morales: Graduations. Guns. And ‘Girl Power?’

May has brought with it an emotional rollercoaster for many across America. It has been a month of graduations, guns and “girl power?”I italicize...

Young Creating ‘Office of Children & Family Success’ in City Government

New Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young (D) said Thursday that he is creating a new office within city government to focus on children...

University System of Maryland Chancellor Stepping Down in 2020

The University System of Maryland Chancellor won’t seek a contract extension and plans to leave the university in June 2020 – which is also...

Hogan Expresses Concern While Releasing Education Funding, Allowing Kirwan Bill to Take Effect

A bill to infuse Maryland public schools with $1 billion for reforms over the next three years will take effect without the signature of...

Opinion: Sensible Workload, Less Testing and More Learning

As an educator, I need more time to plan lessons and teach – not test – my students.From when I arrive at 7:15 a.m.,...

Maryland Moves Up in Best State Ranking, From 13th to 6th

Maryland is again among the top states in the nation, according to a new ranking by U.S. News & World Report.The state now ranks...

Hogan to Sign Bills That Expand Health Care, Increase Age to Buy Tobacco

Maryland’s governor and legislative leaders will sign dozens of bills into law on Monday, including measures to ease health care enrollment and raise the...

UMMS Board Chair, Two Members Resign

The chair of the University of Maryland Medical System board resigned Tuesday as an additional contract with a board member was disclosed publicly.Stephen Burch,...

Teachers Union to Hold ‘Un-Appreciation Day’

Tuesday was National Teacher Appreciation Day in America, but Wednesday will be “Teacher Un-Appreciation Day” in Prince George’s County.The Prince George’s County Educators’ Association will...