Education

State Board of Education to Vote on In-School Masking Mandate

The Maryland State Board of Education will hold a meeting Thursday afternoon to determine if students will be required to wear masks during the...

University System of Maryland Anticipates Level Enrollment for School Year Starting Next Week

Enrollment at the 12 University System of Maryland institutions is expected to remain level in the school year set to begin Aug. 30 at...

Hogan Announces $400M Initiative to Expand Broadband Access

Maryland officials are ramping up their efforts to close the state’s digital divide, with Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and Democratic legislative leaders...

Senators Call on Health Department to Issue Stricter Statewide COVID-19 Mandates, Require Vaccines in...

In spite of cries for stricter statewide COVID-19 protocols from lawmakers, Maryland Health Secretary Dennis R. Schrader remained steadfast in the idea that local...

State School Board Says It Is Unable to Review Prince George’s Ethics Complaints

Despite a plea from County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D), the Maryland State Board of Education said this week it is unable to review...

Family of U.Md. Student Who Died from Adenovirus Sues School, Former Officials

The family of a University of Maryland freshman who died after an outbreak of adenovirus on the College Park campus in 2018 is suing the school...

Md. Lawmakers Push for a Vaccine Mandate for Teachers

State Superintendent Mohammed Choudhury, local superintendents and teachers unions all say that they are committed to fully reopening schools in-person this fall, and some...

State Superintendent Mohammed Choudhury Hires a Chief of Staff

State Superintendent Mohammed Choudhury appointed a chief of staff, Ary Amerikaner, to the Maryland State Department of Education in a closed board meeting this week. For...

Biden Extends Freeze on Student Loan Payments to Jan. 31

The Biden administration announced Friday afternoon that it is extending the pause on federal student loan repayments until January of next year, as the...

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona Visits Baltimore School, Says Students Need to Be in...

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona visited a public school in Baltimore on Wednesday morning, urging districts throughout the state to do everything they can...