Education

House Joins Senate in Overriding Hogan’s Veto of School Calendar Bill

Maryland lawmakers cleared the desk of gubernatorial vetoes on Friday, dispatching with Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan’s rejection of a school start measure with votes...

Dems Strike Back, Overriding Hogan’s Vetoes

The Democrats who control the Maryland legislature flexed their muscle on Thursday, easily overturning two high-profile vetoes issued by Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr....

Hogan’s Vetoes Target Minimum Wage, School Calendar and Anti-Franchot Bills

One day after signing his first piece of legislation from the 2019 General Assembly session, Gov. Lawrence J Hogan Jr. (R) vetoed three high-profile...

It’s Back to School (Funding) For Chris Van Hollen

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen wants the federal government to take a page from Maryland’s education playbook.The Democratic lawmaker is rolling out a new...

Budget Negotiators Approve Plan With More Kirwan Funding, Message to Chancellor

General Assembly budget negotiators have settled on a $46-billion-plus spending plan they will present to their colleagues later this week. The compromise spending plan...

Medical System CEO Takes Temporary Leave as Lawmakers Prep Ethics Legislation

In a bid to calm the furor over ethics concerns that have rocked the University of Maryland Medical System, the institution’s board of directors...

Unified Senate Passes Budget Plan

The Maryland Senate voted 47-0 in favor of a $46.6 billion state budget on Thursday, and budget negotiators from both chambers are expected to...

Big Senate Debate Over a Small Allocation — For Private Schools

Senators moved forward on a $46.6 billion budget plan Wednesday – but not before prolonged debate about a private school scholarship program for low-income...

Opinion: Risking One of Maryland’s Prized Resources

Back in the 1980s, when this story began, Maryland had at best an average system of public higher education. When experts rated how states...

Medical System Leaders Say Officials Are Scrambling to Make Changes

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and a top state lawmaker shared “strong views” during a meeting with the men who run the University...