Oxon Hill Native & Author Jason Reynolds Is The New Face Of Library Of Congress For Youth LiteratureA Maryland native who never read a full book until he was 17 years old is now the new face of the Library of Congress.
Maryland's Legislative Session Begins With New LeadersThe first day of the 90-day session will include a vote for the Senate's first new presiding officer in more than three decades.
Maryland Casinos Generate $149.1 Million In DecemberMaryland's casinos brought in 0.5% more in December 2019 than in December 2018.
A Glance At The Main Parts Of Maryland's Education Funding PlanMaryland lawmakers will be considering a plan to improve the state's K-12 schools in their upcoming legislative session.
Some Construction Projects More Costly Due To Labor ShortageSome construction projects in Maryland are costing tens of millions of dollars more than original estimates, in large measure because of a lack of skilled trades in the region.
Md. Lawmakers Expect Education To Dominate 2020 SessionReforming Maryland’s public education system. Building new schools. Addressing gun safety. Funding the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities. These are some of the issues that Maryland state lawmakers expect to dominate the 2020 General Assembly session.
Hogan Pledges $130M For Pre-K Expansion, Other InitiativesMaryland would invest $130 million more for pre-K and other education priorities, under a plan announced Friday by Gov. Larry Hogan.
Six Maryland Schools Receive Blue Ribbon AwardSix Maryland schools have been named among the top schools in the state.
Northrop Grumman Donates Plane To Anne Arundel School For High School Aviation ProgramThe technical high school in Anne Arundel County will use the plane to give hands-on experience in their new aviation training program.
Hogan Proposes Bill To Allow More Local Oversight Of Struggling SchoolsThe Community and Local Accountability for Struggling Schools (CLASS) Act, based on a similar model from Massachusetts, is designed to increase accountability for under-performing schools, Hogan's office said.
Maryland State Education Report Card Shows Drop In Number Of 5-Star SchoolsMaryland education officials on Tuesday released the 2019 school report card which showed a drop in the number of five-star schools from last year.
Ravens Donate Heaters, Air Conditioners To Thomas Jefferson Elementary And Middle SchoolThe team announced Monday they would provide funding for new heating and air conditioning units in Thomas Jefferson Elementary and Middle School.
HVAC Or Schools? Baltimore Leaders At Odds Over Budget Surplus Spending On City SchoolsThere is a hearing next week to update the city's finances for Kirwan.
Kirwan Commission OKs Education Funding Plan; Goes To LawmakersA Maryland commission on education has approved a plan to update the state’s funding formula to increase teacher pay and improve schools.
Howard County School Board Votes On Preliminary Redistricting Plan Monday NightBoard members voted in favor of moving forward with the plan in a straw poll ahead of a final vote scheduled for Thursday.