Maryland lawmaker introduces bill to educate youth on potential risks of gambling

Legislation in the Maryland General Assembly would ask high school health teachers to include the dangers of problem gambling in their curriculum.

Md. lawmakers announce $2.2 billion school construction plan

Democratic leaders from both the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates, along with other officials, announced Wednesday a $2.2 billion plan to build and renovate schools across the state that will be taken up during the 2020 legislative session.

Hogan establishes statewide schools investigator general

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed an executive order Tuesday forming an Office of Education Accountability, an independently appointed investigator general, to look into allegations of corruption, abuse and other improprieties in the public education systems across the state.

Hogan’s nonpublic schools funding gets ‘BOOST’ from students

Hundreds of private school students, faculty, parents and supporters piled onto Lawyers Mall on Tuesday for a rally to support Gov. Larry Hogan’s funding for nonpublic schools.

Maryland struggles to retain young, qualified teachers

Maryland schools are often touted as some of the best in the country, but beneath the surface, it is becoming increasingly difficult to retain experienced teachers during the first few years into the profession despite receiving relatively high pay among teachers nationwide.

PARCC Results Show More Than Half of Maryland Students Not College or Career Ready

BALTIMORE – Maryland State Department of Education releases the results of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today, and the scores are disappointing.

NRA Aims to Arm Teachers, Personnel for School Safety

Arming teachers and other personnel is the best approach to combat gun violence in schools, the National Rifle Association reiterated Tuesday.

Maryland Places First in National Education Rankings

Maryland will not rest on its laurels, Gov. Martin O’Malley said Thursday in celebrating Maryland’s fifth, first-place, national ranking in education at one of the state’s Blue Ribbon schools.

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