Education

Hogan Warns Against Extra Spending for Kirwan Reforms

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) issued dire warnings Saturday about the prohibitive cost of proposed education reform in Maryland, vowing to oppose any...

House Speaker Seeks Review of Tax Credits for Possible Revenue

House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) said Friday that she wants her colleagues to examine the full range of tax credits the state...

Opinion: A Way to Save the Planet and Fund Kirwan

For years, the tobacco industry paid actors to pretend they were doctors on TV, telling Americans that smoking wasn’t bad for their health. By...

Update: State Department of Ed Working on LGBT, Disability Rights Curricula

The Maryland State Department of Education will update history curricula to include lessons on the LGBT and disability rights movements after a push from...

House Speaker Chooses Gooden for Regents Pick as Reforms Fall in Place

The University System of Maryland could have a familiar face on board for five more years.Speaker of the House Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County)...

Questions, But Still Interest in Coppin State President Position

Recent chatter about merging major education institutions around Baltimore hasn’t hampered the search for a new president at Coppin State – but a search...

Lawmakers Push to Include LGBT, Disability Rights Movements in School Lessons

A group of state lawmakers wants Maryland’s superintendent of schools to update social studies curricula to include lessons on the disability rights and LGBT...

Court-Ordered Mediation in HBCU Lawsuit Fails

Another round of court-ordered mediation has again ended without resolution in the 13-year case by a coalition of historically black colleges and universities against...

Noting Education Spending Plans, Maryland’s Triple-A Bond Ratings Affirmed

Maryland lawmakers’ education spending plans received a report card of sorts this week from Wall Street: all ‘A’s.The state’s Triple-A bond ratings were reaffirmed...

ISO Real Solutions to Baltimore’s Problems

With Baltimore and its perceived and real social ills atop the news this week, the Regional Economic Study Institute at Towson University has scheduled...