Maryland schools eagerly await COVID vaccine OK for kids

Pfizer and BioNTech announced Sept. 20 that a smaller dose of their vaccine was safe for 5- to 11-year-olds, and the FDA set a vaccines advisory committee for Oct. 26 in anticipation of a request for the vaccine’s authorization.

Maryland schools continue comparatively slow reopening plan

Maryland public school students have had some of the fewest opportunities in the nation to attend regular in-person instruction despite the state’s moderate COVID-19 spread.

Police, lawmaker differ over potential Maryland school officer restrictions

School resource officers in Maryland may soon only enter schools under an emergency — a plan the bill sponsor says will help minority students feel more comfortable, but police say presents safety concerns.

Md. lawmakers expect education to dominate 2020 session

Reforming 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.

One local artist is ditching the canvas for bathroom stalls

When you think about school bathrooms, you may think of how dark they are or even how smelly they are. However, one local artist is on a mission to change that. CNS TV’s Lauren Moses visited Langley Elementary School, where the artist is using her talents to leave her mark on the school and students long after the job is done.

Md. legislators vote to override Gov. Hogan’s bill vetoes

One day after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, R, vetoed three bills on $15 minimum wage, school districts setting their own calendars and stripping alcohol and tobacco regulation from the state comptroller, the Maryland General Assembly fought back to override him Thursday.

#ReadAcrossAmerica campaign celebrates reading and literacy

Celebrate a belated #ReadAcrossAmericaDay at one of Maryland’s 200 libraries, branches and bookmobiles.

Schools may start before Labor Day as Senate bill advances

After several days of debate, a Senate bill to effectively rescind Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order starting Maryland public schools after Labor Day passed 31-13 on Tuesday, with Democrats voting yes and Republicans voting no.

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.

Governor Larry Hogan commits $175 million to increase school safety

Following the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida, Governor Larry Hogan says he wants to make sure that something like that never happens in Maryland.