Gray’s death and the civil unrest that followed brought a spotlight to issues that Baltimore has faced for years.
This move reflects the sometimes-tense relations between the Republican governor and the Democratic-controlled General Assembly.
While the bill passed unanimously by a vote of 46-0 Thursday, senators from both sides of the aisle voiced concerns about the legislation.
Concerns over amendments that would limit the scope and effect of the legislation delayed a vote on the bill earlier this week.
A Baltimore woman says she can’t find a job because she served time in prison. A set of Maryland legislation would work to change that.
The trio of bills would address the amount of time spent on testing each year, a kindergarten readiness test and the use of PARCC scores in teacher and principal evaluations.