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.
Maryland legislators have begun to discuss regulation of the state’s newly approved legalized sports betting market, which includes mobile wagering.
Many of Maryland’s most populous districts are set to welcome some students back for in-person instruction Monday, marking the start of varying local plans in response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s push to reopen schools by March 1.
After Maryland Democrats successfully pushed through a multi-billion dollar education reform bill last week, one Republican lawmaker has proposed pandemic-related education legislation of her own.
The veto of a multi-billion dollar education bill in Maryland may be overridden this week, along with tax increases to fund it, as the state Legislature is expected to take up the three related bills by Friday.
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.