Education

Kirwan Panel Crunching Ed Funding Formulas – Behind Closed Doors

Members of a state workgroup that has been meeting publicly since June to draw up new state education funding formulas is now getting down...

Franchot Touts Study on School After Labor Day’s Economic Impact

As school districts ponder their calendars for the upcoming academic year now that they have the freedom to set their own schedules, state Comptroller...

Dems Gathering Supporters to Press Hogan on Kirwan Plan

Ahead of a meeting to consider education funding changes, the Maryland Democratic Party is calling on Democrats to demand greater support for the plan...

Opinion: A Pathway for Baltimore’s Student Leaders

We share common experiences in life that connect most of us. Getting our first job. Starting to take responsibility for making a difference in...

Coalition Hosting Dozens of Forums to Push for Education Funding

Maryland education advocates will hold two dozen meetings over the next few months to drum up support for a multibillion-dollar education reform proposal.The forums...

Montgomery Schools May Once Again Open Before Labor Day

According to Montgomery County education officials, two of three calendar options under consideration for the 2020-2021 school year include a pre-Labor Day start.Labor Day...

Sewage Backs Up in This Air Force Daycare. Money to Fix it Is Going...

About once every other month, sewage backs up into the classrooms, restrooms and the kitchen at a child development center inside Joint Base Andrews...

On a Day of Record Heat, Agency Advances AC Projects – With a Notable...

On a steamy September day that saw dozens of schools in the Baltimore region close early or not open at all, state officials approved...

Businesses, Lobbyists Bankroll College’s Fundraising Drive for Miller Leadership Institute

The College of Southern Maryland has launched a fundraising campaign to establish a leadership institute it plans to name in honor of a long-serving...

HBCU Coalition Asks Legislators to Settle Lawsuit, With $577M Offer

There’s renewed determination in corners of Annapolis to settle a 13-year lawsuit by historically black colleges and universities against the state of Maryland –...