St. Mary’s College of Maryland has only locked in about two-thirds of the students it needs for a full freshman class next school year, a shortfall that could cost the public liberal arts school $3.5 million in lost tuition.Read full article >>
The Montgomery County Council tentatively approved a $2.2 billion operating budget Monday for the public school system in fiscal 2014.
The budget includes $18.6 million in salary increases for employees starting in February 2014. The compensation boosts would include step increases for eligible employees and 2 percent increases for others.Read full article >>
Indiana, one of the most education reform-minded states in recent years, is postponing implementation of the Common Core initiative so that there can be more discussion on the quality and impact of the standards.
About 160 Prince George’s County residents have applied for appointment to four newly created positions on the Board of Education, county officials said Monday.
The positions are the result of a law that takes effect June 1, legislation that expands the nine-member elected board and gives County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) the power to select the new schools chief.Read full article >>