Maryland Senate Panel Approves Charter-School MeasureA Maryland Senate panel on Tuesday approved a heavily reworked version of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's proposal to ease restrictions on the state's charter-schools law.
Senate President: Charter School Bill To Offer More OptionsCharter schools would have more flexibility when it comes to management and families would have more opportunities for education under a bill being considered in the Maryland Senate.
Charter Government Popular Among Md. CountiesThough all 23 Maryland counties started by being run by county commissioners, more and more counties have switched to a charter form of government in search for greater control over local issues.
Frederick Police Won't Have To Move Into CityFrederick lawmakers have agreed to amend the charter so the police chief won't have to move into the city.
Charter Schools Seek Approval For 10 New SitesThree charter school operators are applying for fast-track approval to operate 10 campuses serving thousands of Washington students.
Baltimore Approves 2 New Charter SchoolsThe Baltimore school board has approved two new charter schools, including an arts integration elementary school that will open next year.
Hagerstown Amends Charter To Move Election DatesThe Hagerstown City Council has amended its charter to move the city's municipal elections to coincide with the presidential elections.