Education

Lawmakers, Advocates Rally for End to 13-year HBCU Lawsuit

Chants from historically black colleges and universities rang out across the Maryland state government complex in Annapolis on Wednesday as lawmakers and advocates vowed...

Blue Wave of Affection Washes Over Kirwan Panel (But Challenges Remain)

If ever the members of the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, many of whom had spent three years slogging through endless meetings,...

Protesters Greet Attendees of Hogan’s High-Dollar Fundraiser

A group of approximately 100 educators — most from Baltimore and Prince George’s County — protested outside a glitzy fundraiser that featured Gov. Lawrence...

Regents Turn to University of Md., Baltimore Chief to Become New Chancellor

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents on Thursday tapped Jay A. Perman, the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, to be...

Dems on School Construction, Kirwan: ‘We Will Move Forward With Both’

Maryland’s top legislators vowed on Wednesday to move forward with two multibillion-dollar proposals to improve public education in the state – sweeping reforms proposed...

Frederick’s New Lobbyist in Annapolis Will Leave Vacancy on School Board

Frederick County will have a new chief lobbyist in Annapolis next General Assembly session – and it’s shaking up multiple levels of government.Roger Wilson,...

Lawmakers Press Education Officials on Scholarship Program’s Slow Start

Many Maryland students do not want to accept the state’s offer of tuition-free community college if it means they are required to live in...

Legislative Leaders to Propose Major School Construction Plan

Maryland’s legislative leaders are expected to announce plans for a multibillion-dollar school construction program on Wednesday morning.House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County), Senate...

Lawmaker Wants Socially Responsible Investment Option for State’s College Savings Program

A state lawmaker wants Maryland’s college savings plan to offer its investors an option to invest in socially responsible funds.Del. Lorig Charkoudian (D-Montgomery) wrote...

Like College Tours, But For Kids Who Want an Alternative

A week ago, Amarri Brown didn’t know what he wanted to do when he graduates from high school in a year.Then on Tuesday, the...