Maryland Lawmakers Overturn Hogan's Veto On Kirwan Education Plan, Move Ahead With First Tax On Internet AdsMaryland lawmakers are moving forward with a first-in-the-nation tax on internet ads for big tech companies like Facebook and Google to help pay for a comprehensive and costly measure to improve K-12 education.
Maryland General Assembly Passes Kirwan Commission Education Funding PlanThe Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Tuesday night to a far-reaching education measure aimed at improving K-12 education throughout the state.
Maryland House Of Delegates Passes Kirwan Commission Education Funding PlanThe legislation, known as the Blueprint for Maryland's Future, is based on the recommendations of a state commission that worked for three years on the proposal.
Hundreds Rally In Favor Of Kirwan Education LegislationHundreds of students, teachers and education advocates rallied Monday in support of a bill that would increase state spending on education by billions of dollars annually.
Students Rally In Support Of Kirwan Commission Education Funding PlanDozens of Maryland students rallied in Annapolis Monday, calling on lawmakers to provide additional funding for education recommended by a state commission.
Baltimore City School Educators, Students Urge Lawmakers To Adopt Kirwan PlanCity Schools officials said increased funding is imperative considering its aging schools and environmental obstacles for students.
Hogan's State Budget Proposal Includes More Than $7B For K-12 EducationGov. Larry Hogan's proposed state budget announced on Tuesday includes more than $7 billion in funding for K-12 education, an amount he called historically high but that falls well short of the recommendation from a state panel.
NAACP, ACLU Argue Against State Request For School Funding Case To Be Thrown OutFew areas of concern are generating more attention and more debate in Maryland than the cost of public education.
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.
Mayor Young Calls On Agencies To Cut Budgets Ahead Of Proposed Kirwan Commission Funding FormulaThe proposed funding formula presented by the Kirwan Commission calls for Baltimore, like jurisdictions statewide, to increase its share of education funding.
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.
Maryland Panel Recommends New $4B School Funding FormulaA Maryland panel on education is scheduled to make recommendations for a new funding formula to improve schools over the next decade.
Maryland Workgroup Meets Privately On School Funding FormulaMembers of a Maryland panel have voted to meet privately to discuss how to pay for billions of dollars in proposed new education funding.