Maryland schools need more physical education, lawmaker says

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — A bill working its way through the General Assembly would mandate more physical education time for elementary school students.

Experts and Parents Face Off on Common Core

Parents and education experts argued the pros and cons of Common Core in front of the Maryland House Ways and Means Committee.

Taxes On Textbooks May Be Kept Without Vote

Delegate Michael D. Smigiel Sr. presented a bill that would eliminate the sales tax for college textbooks. For the seventh time since 2006, it may die without a vote.

Prince George’s Legislators Push for Artificial Turf Fields

Delegate Jay Walker and Sen. Douglas J.J. Peters, two Democrats from Prince George’s County, are proposing a bill that would bring artificial turf fields to all of the county’s public high schools in the next decade.