Education

Hogan Signs $577 Million Settlement Bill for Maryland’s Historically Black Universities

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan (R) signed legislation Wednesday that requires the state to direct $577 million in additional funding to Maryland’s historically Black colleges...
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Opinion: Collective Bargaining Rights = Greater Equity for Community College Professors

I am a proud associate professor at Prince George’s Community College, and I support SB746/HB894, the bill that would give adjunct professors the right...

Senate Committee Advances ‘Kirwan 2.0’ With Amendments

A Senate committee on Tuesday advanced a complementary bill to the Blueprint for Maryland's Future, the multi-billion-dollar education reform measure that was enacted into...

Roundup of Marathon Senate Session: Collective Bargaining, Mail-in Ballots and More

With "Crossover Day" fast approaching in the Maryland General Assembly -- the deadline to guarantee that a bill that has passed out of one...

Lawmakers Send HBCU Funding Bill to Governor’s Desk

Lawmakers sent a $577 million funding bill aimed at settling a long-running dispute over resources at Maryland’s historically Black colleges and universities to Gov....

What the American Rescue Plan Means for Maryland Childcare Providers

The sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package that Congress passed last week will bring direct relief for millions of Marylanders, but especially to families...

Senate Committee Moves Bill to Allow Collective Bargaining Rights for Community College Employees

A bid to expand bargaining rights to all employees at Maryland’s 16 community colleges advanced for the second time in the last eight years.Senate...

Maryland Legislative Leaders Seek to Adjust Blueprint Plan After One-Year Delay

Since the Maryland General Assembly passed a multi-billion-dollar education reform bill a year later than intended, the presiding officers are seeking a complementary bill...

Opinion: Teachers Know the Value of Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Environmental Education

As Maryland teachers, it’s hard for us to understand why Gov. Larry Hogan has chosen to eliminate state funding for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s...

Child Care Workers Say Lack of State Effort Leaves Them To ‘Scramble’ for Vaccines

After weeks of trying and failing to get a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, child care worker Christy Braddock said she now has peace of mind...