The Maryland Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education held its most recent meeting last week in Annapolis. Known as the Kirwan Commission because it is chaired by former University System Chancellor Brit Kirwan, the Commission focused on developing world-class, highly coherent instructional systems and creating clear gateways for students through the system, with no dead ends. 362 more words
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The Maryland Association of Boards of Education releases its presentation on the implications of the most recent legislative session.
The Maryland Association of Board of Education’s bill-by-bill review of major legislative enactments is intended as a briefing for local boards of education. 132 more words
While most legislation passed by the General Assembly this past session becomes effective October 1st, a few new tax laws – including a noteworthy income tax deduction bill that will erode both state and county income tax revenues – become effective on July 1st. 287 more words
Baltimore County state Del. Susan Aumann is leaving elected office after four terms, the Republican confirmed in a statement Tuesday.
“Serving in the General Assembly is an incredible honor. 217 more words
MACo is currently welcoming suggestions for legislative initiatives for the 2018 legislative session.
Each year, MACo adopts up to four topics to forward as initiatives — working with supportive legislators to get those bills introduced and enacted. 143 more words