Education

With Override Votes, Senate Passes Landmark Education Reform and Digital Ad Tax Bills Into...

The Maryland Senate on Friday voted to override Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s veto of a monumental education reform bill, culminating years of work...
School Re-Opening

Opinion: Is School Re-Opening Debate About COVID or Politics?

An elementary school girl disconnected from virtual class for months; a conscientious student unable to attend school due to caring for her preschool siblings;...

Hogan Ups Ante on In-Person Teaching, Vows to Send COVID Tests and PPE to...

For months, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) has pushed Maryland’s schools to bring as many students back to class as quickly as possible. On...
Prince George's

Bills Address Special Education Challenges During COVID-19

Many students have experienced academic and social challenges while learning from home, but trying to replicate school for special-needs children has been an especially...

Government Relations Veteran Frank Principe Gets VP Post at UMD Global Campus

Frank J. Principe Jr., a veteran government affairs professional in Maryland who has worked for the University of Maryland Global Campus since 2015 was...

House Overrides Hogan’s Veto of Education Reform Plan, Other Measures

The House voted Monday to override Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.'s veto of a multibillion-dollar education reform plan, known as the Blueprint for Maryland’s...

Hogan, Lawmakers Hail Bipartisanship as COVID Relief Package Clears Senate

Just minutes after the state Senate unanimously passed a $1.5 billion COVID-19 relief bill on Friday afternoon, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) issued...

Lawmakers Aim to Add Child Care Assistance to Relief Act of 2021

As the $1 billion Relief Act of 2021 went before a House of committee on Thursday, some state lawmakers are pressing to include funding...

Lawmakers Push to Replace School Police with Counselors

When a child is arrested by a police officer stationed in a Baltimore City public school, they are handcuffed, placed in cages, photographed and...

Unions, Education Advocates Renew Push for Collective Bargaining Rights at Community Colleges

Nicole Clem has been an adjunct professor at Prince George’s Community College since 2016, teaching English language learners. Although more than half of the...