Education

Local Lawmakers Come Together for Support Our Schools Tour

A group of lawmakers from different corners of Maryland are coming together in solidarity ― before a commission is set to recommend changes to...

Teachers’ Union Airing TV Ads for Embattled Sen. Mathias

As Democrats fight to prevent Republicans from flipping five state Senate seats -- a circumstance that would make it much tougher for Democrats to...

Johns Hopkins Renews Push to Create Its Own Police Force

As Johns Hopkins University officials grapple with a continuing increase in the severity and frequency of crime at its Baltimore campuses, they are again...

Opinion: System for Transferring Credit Between Community Colleges, Universities Falls Short

It’s that time of year again: the elections and school reforms dominate the news today. Community college has been a major highlight in Maryland...

Hot Baltimore County Schools, Hot Election for County Executive

As students returned to Maryland public schools last week, Baltimore County once again became Ground Zero in the never-ending political fight over inadequate classroom...

On First Day of School, Hogan Rolls Up His Sleeves, Throws a Couple of...

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) started the first day of the school year Tuesday greeting arriving students at Waugh Chapel Elementary School in...

U. of Md. Students Say School Is Trying to Sweep McNair’s Death Under the...

As fall classes began this week at the University of Maryland following the death of football player Jordan McNair earlier this summer, students said...

Dems Try to Take the Fight to Hogan on Kirwan Education Recommendations

Turns out there was a Democratic presence at the Maryland Association of Counties summer conference after all. Benjamin T. Jealous, the party’s gubernatorial nominee, was...

Array of Critics Hit Reported U. of Md. Settlement With Ex-Football Coach

The University of Maryland is drawing criticism for its decision to reach a lucrative settlement with a football coach whose hard-charging style is under...

Free Tuition at Community College Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) is expected to sign into law Tuesday legislation making Maryland the latest state to guarantee state residents a...