School Systems Working to Soften Zero Tolerance Policies

School systems across Maryland are hoping to minimize zero-tolerance discipline scenarios by updating policies. The updates come at a time when the Justice Department has sued Meridian, Miss., saying it created a “school-to-prison pipeline.

Democratic Party Dominance, Other Factors, Lead to Referendum Wins in Md

A dominant state Democratic Party, a progressive electorate, a national trend toward socially liberal policies and the need for more revenue converged in Maryland Tuesday as voters approved several referendums.

DJS Move of Some Girls from Waxter Starting to Show Results

ANNAPOLIS – Treatment and conditions for girls in the juvenile justice system are gradually improving nearly a year after the state separated and moved the most serious offenders, but work remains to be done, according to advocates and state officials.…

Maryland DREAM Act Could Affect Virginians

ANNAPOLIS – While many young undocumented immigrants in Maryland are optimistic they will soon get a chance to afford higher education if the DREAM Act passes, their counterparts just miles away in Northern Virginia have no tangible measure to hope for

Maryland DREAM Act Could Affect Virginians

If Maryland passes the Dream Act, relocating across state lines may be an option for some immigrant families in Northern Virginia.

Storify: Ann Romney, Humanizing Mitt and Appealing to Women

Ann Romney’s appeal was critical since Gallup polls show President Obama leading women voters 50 to 42 percent.