A number of public school systems across Maryland announced Friday they will provide free lunches for students while schools are closed for two weeks due to coronavirus concerns. Gov. Larry Hogan closed all public schools in the state from March 16 to March 27. Baltimore City schools will operate emergency food distribution sites across the […]

The Baltimore Teachers’ Union is anticipating a repeat of last year when hot temperatures forced the city to close more than 60 schools without AC. Teachers are looking for about 500 portable fans. “All I can focus on is feeling that sweat just coming out and I look over at the kid and they’re sweating, […]

The Baltimore City Public School Board voted unanimously against allowing school resource officers to carry guns in the buildings. The School Commissioners Board voted 10-to-0 to oppose Bill 31. While the decision isn’t binding, it certainly sends a clear message to the General Assembly on where the School Board stands. Officers have to lock up […]

While we noted the other day that there would be fewer closures due to heat, there were closures today on this the first day of school due to heat. Ten Baltimore County schools closed today, along with 60 plus Baltimore City Schools scheduled to have early dismissals. The National Weather Service on Monday issued a […]

Announced yesterday, the Baltimore City Public Schools System has extended the 2018 academic year to make up for days schools were closed because of inclement weather. The last day of school has been changed from June 14 to June 19. Legislation earlier this month allows districts to extend the year beyond June 15 in cases […]


There appears to be some good news coming from the ongoing Black Lives Matter protest and it involves one of its central activists. DeRay McKesson has a reason to celebrate because he was just offered a highly respected position with the Baltimore Public Schools system.