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School Calendar Referendum Hogan Promised Won’t Be on 2020 Ballot

The Labor Day holiday has come and gone.So too, has a deadline to put a question about post-Labor Day school start dates on the...

Teacher Pay Dominates Discussion of Proposed ‘Base’ Education Formula

Dramatic boosts proposed for teacher salaries in Maryland may need to be pared back, some members of a workgroup seeking to rewrite the state’s...

Group Offers Anti-Bullying Back-to-School Guide for Muslim Students

As students head back to school, the Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations released a new guide last week to help Muslim...

Workgroup’s Challenge: Assess the State of State School Buildings

Overcrowding. Leaky roofs. A lack of temperature control. All are problems in Maryland schools – but what should be addressed first?A workgroup is examining...

2019 Revenues Higher Than Expected, But Outlook Is Somber

Mixed economic indicators have Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) warning about future state budgets – even as he announced Wednesday that last year’s revenue...

State Ed Board Tweaks Regs for Teacher Member Election

The Maryland State Board of Education is moving forward with plans to elect a teacher member to the panel after some changes at the...

Maryland PARCC Results At A Glance: English Scores Up, Math Down

Maryland school districts saw mixed results on statewide standardized testing in 2018, according to new data released statewide on Tuesday.Scores on English Language Arts...

Md. Apprentice Programs Move Into the 21st Century

Six months after graduating from Towson University with a degree in public relations, Bilaal Daghar of Baltimore was bartending and looking for a more...

Frank DeFilippo: Kirwan Funding Fight Heats Up as Economy Cools Down

When the State of Maryland was preparing to enter the lottery business in the early 1970s, there was very little experience to guide it...

Union Poll: Teachers Working Second Jobs, Buying School Supplies

Almost all of Maryland’s teachers pay for school supplies out of their own pockets – and about half work a second job to have...