Closing the gap. That’s what a proposed billion dollar city school budget is designed to do. The plan includes more money sent to classrooms and cutting top spots at school headquarters.
City schools in crisis. Amid a massive $108 million budget gap, the school CEO announces 100 layoffs by the end of June. It’s all in an effort to tighten the school system’s purse strings.
Following a heated debate over whether Baltimore City school police officers should be armed, city schools are changing the way school police operate.
Snow day meltdown. This winter caused a slew of closings and delays at schools across the state. Now it’s time to make up those days.
Thursday, April 2 will now be a half day.
A panel of Maryland lawmakers voted unanimously Friday for budget legislation that boosts education funding above Gov. Larry Hogan’s initial proposal and maintains a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment for state employees.
It’s a problem many have been dealing with for several months–school delays, closures and early dismissals.
Expanding Maryland’s charter school law promotes flexibility and freedom — or does it lower education standards and limit local oversight?
Growing concern among city school parents about their children’s education. The system discovers it’s $60 million in the hole.
Students at Winter Mills High School in Westminster have been evacuated due to a bomb threat.
Making the summer last longer. Lawmakers are headed in that direction with a proposal to extend the school summer break beyond Labor Day.
Some Baltimore students are calling for more input in school system policies and better treatment by school police officers.