Education

Hunger Series Follow-up: Anne Arundel Schools’ Policies Unlikely to Change

While the legislature is considering several bills this session that would address the problem of child hunger in Maryland, it is in marked contrast...

Hunger Series: What the President of the Anne Arundel School Board Said

A spokesman for Anne Arundel County Public Schools said that Maryland Matters demeaned Board of Education President Michelle Corkadel when it described her answer...

Lawmakers Look to Colleges to Engage Young Voters

What Maddie Wolf remembers from when she and fellow students looked toward voting in the 2016 primaries was a sense of confusion.“Everyone was trying...

Analysis: State of the State Reality Check

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.'s State of the State address Wednesday was tidy, upbeat, bipartisan and generous.The Republican governor paid tribute to the General...

Dems Question Need for Hogan’s School Accountability Proposal

A school accountability plan floated by Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) was met with skepticism Tuesday by senators, who said the plan to...

Report: Even in Md.’s Wealthiest County, Health Disparities Persist

"For decades, Howard County has been known for its forward-thinking approach to creating the highest quality of life, serving as a national example of...

Senators Want to Tax Digital Ads to Fund School Reforms

As Maryland’s Senate president likes to say, creating a system of elite 21st century public schools will require an overhaul of Maryland’s 19th century...

It’s Back to School for Hogan and Franchot

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) sought to re-ignite their long-standing beef with the General Assembly over the...

The Volunteer Army Trying to Fight Hunger

Last in a seriesOn an overcast day in October, Matt, a 25-year-old with close-cropped blond hair, waits patiently at a food pantry in Severna...

Frank DeFilippo: Nobody Knows Where the Buck Stops — or Where the Bucks Are

An unintended generational competition for nonexistent state resources is underway in Maryland, in which tots and teenagers are forced to contend with senior citizens...