Charter School

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Committee, Stakeholders Mull Changes To Charter School Bill

A Senate education committee is mulling amendments to Gov. Larry Hogan’s charter school expansion plan.


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Prince George’s Charter School To End Recess

A Prince George’s County charter school will end recess in an effort to short its academic day.


Bluford Drew Jemison S.T.E.M. Academy

Baltimore’s Only All-Male Charter Middle/High School In Danger Of Shutting Down

Parents, teachers and students at the only all-male charter middle and high school in Baltimore have started a petition to keep the school open.


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New Charter School Opens In College Park

A new charter school near the University of Maryland’s College Park campus will offer a college-preparatory program for sixth and seventh-graders.


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Police Search For Car Theft Suspect Who Ran Into School Building

A Baltimore City charter school was put on lockdown after a car-theft suspect ran into the school building.



Montgomery Co. Approves First Charter School; Montessori-Based Elementary To Serve Low-Income Families

The Montgomery County Board of Education has approved its first charter school. The Montessori-based elementary school will be run by the non-profit, Crossway Community, and will predominently serve low-income families.


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Contract Dispute Puts Baltimore School’s Future In Doubt

It’s one of Baltimore’s top-performing middle schools. But a contract battle with the teachers may close KIPP: Ujima Village Academy in Northwest Baltimore.



Montgomery Co. Told To Reconsider Charter Schools

The Maryland Board of Education has directed the Montgomery County school system to reconsider its decision to reject two charter school applications.