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Prince George’s senators approve schools plan

ANNAPOLIS — Prince George’s County senators on Wednesday approved a measure that would allow County Executive Rushern Baker III to select the county’s new schools superintendent and the chairman and vice chairman of an expanded Board of Education. The bill ...

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Calvin Ball: Sequestration crippling for education

Education is the most democratizing force that can empower every generation across our great nation. In a time when we are slipping behind the rest of the world in college completion and we see the ripple effects that educational attainment can have on jobs and our economy, health and happiness, draconian cuts would be devastating. Maryland has the distinction of having a top-rated educational system, and Howard County is often at the top of that system.

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Eye on Annapolis – Senate panel OKs Baltimore school construction financing bill

The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee has unanimously approved a 35-year plan to leverage $60 million a year in public money to pay for nearly $1 billion worth of renovations to Baltimore schools.

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House passes development financing bill

ANNAPOLIS — Local governments could pay for more projects by borrowing money against future expected increases in tax revenue under legislation passed by a 114-21 vote by the House of Delegates on Saturday. House Bill 613 would expand the tax ...

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