Education

Kalman Hettleman: Blueprint for Schools Is Unsuited to Challenges Ahead

COVID-19 and the George Floyd and Black Lives Matter movements for racial and economic justice are exposing the shortcomings in the Blueprint for Maryland’s...

Opinion: P3 Model Is a Better Plan for Building Schools in Prince George’s

Prince George’s County Public Schools is experiencing unprecedented student enrollment growth. With more than 136,500 students, enrollment has grown by nearly 13,000 students since...

Shamoyia Gardiner Joins Strong Schools Maryland as Deputy Director

Strong Schools Maryland, a grass-roots organization dedicated to equal education for all Maryland students, is adding a new member to its team.Shamoyia Gardiner will...

Superintendents Ask for Statewide Metrics for Returning to In-Person Learning

In the absence of specific guidance from the Maryland State Department of Education, state legislators are encouraging local school superintendents to coordinate a set...

State Teachers’ Union Gets New Executive Director

The Maryland State Education Association announced Thursday that Sean Johnson, who currently serves as the union's legislative and political director, will take over as...

Hundreds of Univ. of Md. Students Struggling to Get Out of Leases

Julia Kane, a rising senior at the University of Maryland College Park, was worried about the lease she had signed in February, before she...

Sen. Paul Pinsky: Time for an Honest Conversation on School Reopening Plans

President Trump and Betsy DeVos, his sycophantic secretary of Education, seem to have only one thing on their minds these days: winning the November...

Black Caucus Rallies to Defense of Eastern Shore School Superintendent

Members of the Legislative Black Caucus are rallying to the defense of Andrea Kane, the Queen Anne’s County school superintendent who is under fire...
Prince George's

Opinion: 5 Reasons Prince George’s Shouldn’t Mortgage Its Future to Build Schools

With an increasing number of public school districts nationwide planning to continue distance learning in the fall, few people are thinking about the physical...

Montgomery County Yields on Private School Reopenings

With a pending lawsuit and a Republican congressman calling for a federal investigation looming over their shoulders, Montgomery County officials announced Friday afternoon that they...