Education

As BPW Prepares for Budget Cuts, Liberal Groups Argue They’ll Hurt Md.’s Neediest

The Board of Public Works, which has sole domain over the state budget when the General Assembly isn't in session, is expected to vote...
Smith op-ed

Kalman Hettleman: The Hidden Politics of Inequitable School Funding

There are loud, passionate and overdue calls these days for more equity throughout our society. But it isn’t only police departments that need to...

Report Shows School Suspension and Arrest Rates Remain Highest for Black Students 

Black students in Maryland are consistently suspended from school and arrested on school grounds at higher rates than any other racial group.The Maryland State...

Struggling Child Care Centers Need ‘More Support Systems,’ Lawmakers Told

Maryland’s child care providers are struggling to stay afloat, suffering significant losses in revenue due to closures forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, members of...

Congress Hears Pleas to Help States Avoid Education Cuts That Will Exacerbate Disparities

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated racial inequities in education, a disparity that Congress needs to help rectify, the former education chief under President Obama...

Cheryl Bost: School Year’s Close Leaves Work to Be Done on Clear Goals

The 2019-2020 school year ended this month, but this school year earns an “incomplete” on its report card. Despite our best efforts, we face...

Opinion: Now Is the Worst Time to Shortchange Community Colleges

Across the nation, we are seeing what happens when workers do not have economic security. Working families are having to choose between their health...

University System of Md. Freezes Tuition for Next Year

University System of Maryland leaders announced Friday that they will freeze tuition and room-and-board rates for all students next year. The system's dozen campuses will...

David Hornbeck: Reopening Education in Maryland

Maryland education is being ravaged by two viruses: COVID-19 and RACISM.Maryland students perform at a mediocre level in a nation that performs at a...

University of Maryland Releases Fall Semester Reopening Plan

The University of Maryland has released its fall semester reopening plan following an abrupt shift to online classes in March during the coronavirus pandemic.In...