Archive for Education

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 @ 4:48PM

Discussing Education Funding

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Comcast Newsmakers about education issues. Your browser does not support iframes.

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Friday, October 7th, 2016 @ 5:09PM

Education Part 2: Successes, Challenges and Solutions for Prince George’s County Public Schools (K-12)

Serving nearly 130,000 students, the Prince George’s County Public School (PGCPS) system is the second largest school district in the state of Maryland, the third largest school district in both the Washington Metropolitan Area and Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area, and one of the top 25 largest school districts in the nation.  PGCPS encompasses 209 different…

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Friday, October 7th, 2016 @ 5:06PM

Education Part 1: How Higher Education Works in Maryland

This month I will focus on the education systems here in Maryland.  In doing so, I will review the latest news on funding, statistics and other points of interest. Also, I would like to highlight some of the unique qualities of the state’s Higher Education System and how they work…

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Monday, February 1st, 2016 @ 6:49PM

The 2016 Maryland Budget: Fighting for Prince George’s County

Dear Neighbor, Last week, the Administration introduced a $42.3 billion budget for fiscal year 2017 and after having a chance to review the numbers, I have the following concerns: Thanks to prior actions taken by the General Assembly, the Administration was required to fully fund top priorities such as K-12…

Friday, February 14th, 2014 @ 3:45PM

Pre-Kindergarten Education

Dear Neighbor: Although we have had a few snow days for our students, the State Senate is in session. I am working on a critical new initiative to allow our children to have the strong start they need and deserve – the expansion of access to pre-kindergarten education. Early education…

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