Education

Dems: Md. Needs Casino Revenue ‘Lockbox’ to Boost School Funding

A proposal unveiled by General Assembly Democrats would give Maryland voters the opportunity to guarantee that state proceeds from casino gambling benefit public education.“Everywhere we...

Kirwan Tells Lawmakers Md. Is Complacent About Education System

The chairman of the commission studying Maryland’s education policy and funding formulas told legislative fiscal committees Tuesday that despite being ranked among the best...

Guest Commentary: Md. Must Fund Security for Schools at Risk of Hate Crimes

Bias crimes, both nationally and regionally, continue to grow exponentially. The police chiefs of Washington, D.C., Montgomery County and Fairfax County have all pointed...

Garrett County Leads the Way With College Tuition Program

College students in the U.S. share a common worry that often follows them through their years of post-secondary education: How am I going to...

Guest Commentary: What Maryland Students Really Can’t Afford

Editor's note: This commentary was submitted in response to an op-ed published earlier this week by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Shea.What Maryland students can’t...

Don Norris, UMBC Professor and Md. Political Commentator, Retires

By Samuel ManasDonald F. Norris, the director of the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s School of Public Policy and a leading commentator on Maryland...

Guest Commentary: Creating Opportunity for Kids Requires Hard Work, Not Soundbites

By Del. Eric Luedtke Regardless of their ideology or partisan affiliation, every Marylander should be able to agree on one straightforward statement: Every child should...

A Hall of Fame Induction Inspires a Push for More Arts Education Funding

On Friday, Tupac Shakur, the controversial hip-hop pioneer who was murdered two decades ago, will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of...