Baltimore County leads state in transparency of school expenditures

If you’re curious about how your local school district is spending its money, you can download data from the “Contracted Out” database. But if you want to know exactly why school districts spend what they spend, you’re out of luck…

Paul Monteiro set to make Moore’s vision for youth service year a reality in Maryland

The program will be open to recent high school graduates, and will place them in service roles throughout the state as an alternative to attending college or starting a career.

Education bills prioritize teacher shortages, Blueprint funding

Gov. Wes Moore allocated an extra $500 million on top of the required amount for funding the Blueprint and shifted some transportation funding into education.

Legislators working to make Maryland Rye official state spirit

Maryland has a long history with rye whiskey. State laws also recently changed to allow for more of a boom for distilleries.

New bill looks to establish water safety, swimming elective for upper-grade students

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional death for children ages 17 and below.

Existing service year programs may provide model for Moore proposal

The governor’s proposed plan for Maryland so far is a unique combination of the service year programs that have come before it.

Gov. Moore testifies in support of bill giving a larger tax break to military retirees

“This bill will save veteran families an estimated $30 million annually,” the governor said.

Moore, Miller, legislative Democrats announce legislation protecting abortion rights

If passed, the question would be placed on the statewide ballot in 2024, asking voters whether to amend the state’s constitution.

House introduces bill establishing a service year program – one of Moore’s priorities

The bill has broad bipartisan support with 68 Democrats and three Republicans signed on.

Delegate looks to expand civil immunity for teachers

The proposed bill, HB0137, aims to protect teachers who intervene in fights or other cases of student misconduct from any civil liability they may face.