By CJ MITCHELL Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday announced an initiative promoting computer science and technology education, emphasizing…
The state’s income threshold for families to qualify for free prekindergarten should be increased by more than 60 percent, a state workgroup told a legislative panel this week.
Students of color and students with disabilities in prekindergarten through second grade are disproportionately suspended at a higher rate than their peers, according to a state schools report. Sen. Will Smith, D-20, is sponsoring an early childhood suspension and expulsion prohibition bill, which will ban prekindergarten through second grade suspensions.
by Abby Mergenmeier Capital News Service Elisabeth “Betsy” DeVos on Tuesday was confirmed narrowly by the Senate as the secretary of education after Vice President…
As the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, a group of Maryland lawmakers gathered in Annapolis Tuesday afternoon to introduce a package of five legislative priorities regarding education.
The lawmakers pledged to pass the Protect Our Schools Act; block Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s Public Charter School Act; oppose the governor’s proposal to double funding on his Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today—or BOOST—Program; restore education funding that has been cut in the governor’s budget; and pass the Less Testing, More Learning Act.
University of Maryland students at the College Park campus walked out of classes Wednesday afternoon as part of a protest to the presidential executive order concerning refugees and immigrants. The students called for more support from University President Wallace Loh.