Education

Opinion: A Chance to Better Teach Reconstruction

As we celebrate Black History Month, we should remember to acknowledge the many accomplishments of African Americans during Reconstruction and, more importantly, commit to...

Senate President Seeks to Enhance State Ed. Board to Prepare for Blueprint Reforms

Maryland lawmakers are trying to strengthen the State Board of Education in preparation for the sweeping education reform plan that is poised to become...

Students Will Sit For Up To Seven Hours of Standardized Tests This Spring

Maryland students must take statewide standardized tests this spring that can take up more than seven hours.The Maryland State Board of Education voted Tuesday...

Bill Requiring Senate Confirmation for State Superintendent Moves Forward, Despite Skepticism

A proposed emergency bill that would require Senate confirmation for the state superintendent of schools has raised the eyebrows of the State Board of...
Clean Power

To Address Climate Change, Schools Encouraged to Go Green

Some lawmakers are confronting the climate crisis by targeting school buildings, one of the largest energy consumers in local jurisdictions.There are already three net-zero...
Digital Divide

Opinion: Bridging the Digital Divide for Students Is a Moral Imperative and Legal Obligation

When I taught English to middle schoolers last year, I saw the lives of almost 100 students change on March 12 as schools closed...

Prince George’s County, Last School System to Unveil Reopening Plan, Will Do So Wednesday

Prince George’s is the only Maryland county that has not released a school-reopening plan, but that will change Wednesday afternoon.District CEO Monica Goldson said...

UMd. Plans to Resume In-Person Learning in the Fall

The University of Maryland plans to resume in-person classes this fall as long as the COVID-19 vaccine rollout goes smoothly in the coming months.In...

With Override Votes, Senate Passes Landmark Education Reform and Digital Ad Tax Bills Into...

The Maryland Senate on Friday voted to override Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s veto of a monumental education reform bill, culminating years of work...
School Re-Opening

Opinion: Is School Re-Opening Debate About COVID or Politics?

An elementary school girl disconnected from virtual class for months; a conscientious student unable to attend school due to caring for her preschool siblings;...