Tag Archives: schools

Funding measure for Baltimore schools moves forward

ANNAPOLIS — A major funding plan to build new schools in Baltimore has moved forward in the Maryland House of Delegates. The House gave the measure preliminary approval on Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote Wednesday night. The plan would ...

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Prince George’s County budget includes furloughs

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is calling for up to five unpaid furlough days to address a $152 million budget gap. Baker proposed a $2.7 billion budget Thursday that would essentially keep overall spending flat. It ...

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Discovery unit to offer Math Techbook

Discovery Education, a unit of Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications Inc. that provides K-12 digital textbooks in the United States, announced the expansion of its digital textbook series to include mathematics, adding to the Techbook line which includes K-12 cience and middle school social studies offerings.

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Miller confident in Baltimore school funding deal

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Senate president said Tuesday he is fairly confident a compromise will be reached on a funding deal for Baltimore schools to address some of the state’s oldest educational facilities. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, D-Calvert, said ...

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Engineering scholarships to be awarded by Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corp. has set a deadline of March 31 to receive applications for the 11th annual Engineering Scholars competition, which will provide $240,000 in college scholarships across Maryland this year to promising high school seniors interested in studying engineering.

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Report: Md., D.C. stumbled in school reform

WASHINGTON — Federal officials say schools in Georgia, Maryland and the District of Columbia have stumbled in making progress under the Obama administration’s Race to the Top grants. The Washington Post reports the Education Department flagged the three jurisdictions Thursday ...

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