Education

Parents Take Dim View of Ubiquitous School Computers, Seek State Regs

Anna, a fifth-grader at Emmorton Elementary School in Bel Air, starts each school day the same way. She designates whether she is a lunch-packer...

Parents Take Dim View of Ubiquitous School Computers, Seek State Regs

Anna, a fifth-grader at Emmorton Elementary School in Bel Air, starts each school day the same way. She designates whether she is a lunch-packer...

After Florida Massacre, New Urgency on Gun Access, School Safety in Md.

State leaders in Maryland signaled on Wednesday that they understand the strong sense of fear many students and parents have regarding school security, and that they...

Kirwan Commission Won’t Release Final Report on Education Until After Elections

A state commission has released preliminary recommendations on how to improve education in Maryland but won’t issue its final report — or its price...

Bill Would Make Community College Tuition-Free for Most Students

A proposal to make community college tuition-free was hailed by educators as a potential game-changer for students from low- and middle-income families.“This can be...

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...