HCEA is hosting a Home Mortgage Seminar on Tuesday, November 15 from 4:30-6pm at the HCEA Office. The seminar will be presented by Mitch Lax from Presidential Bank’s Columbia branch. For more information,...
MSEA Calls Van Hollen “Difference Maker” on EducationThursday, September 8, 2016 Bridgett Freybridgett@vanhollen.org(301) 942-3768 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA)—the 72,000-member state affiliate of the National Education Association (NEA)—will announce the NEA Fund for Children and Public Education’s endorsement of Chris Van Hollen for Maryland’s open Senate seat. “Chris is a […]
Educators Urge the Governor to Stop His Record of School CutsWednesday, August 31, 2016 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Annapolis, Maryland — This afternoon, Gov. Larry Hogan joined Comptroller Peter Franchot in Ocean City to announce a new executive mandate forcing all school districts to delay the start of school until after Labor Day in order to benefit […]
Citing Governor’s Claim of “Declining Revenues,” Groups Ask for Transfer of Public Funding from Private to Public SchoolsFriday, August 5, 2016 Samantha Zwerlingszwerling@senate.state.md.us(908) 328-1161 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Bebe Verderyverdery@aclu-md.org(410) 889-8550 x106 This morning, Senator Rich Madaleno (D-Montgomery-District 18) joined ACLU of Maryland and the more than 72,000 educators of the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA) […]
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 This morning, Gov. Hogan’s office announced he would be withholding approximately $80 million included in the General Assembly’s bipartisan FY2017 budget—including $25 million for public schools. This is the second consecutive year that Gov. Hogan has made the unilateral decision to withhold funding from schools; last year, he withheld […]
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Annapolis, Maryland — This morning, the Commission to Review Maryland's Use of Assessments in Public Schools posted their final report on how to reduce standardized testing to its Maryland State Department of Education website page. The recommendations now must be adopted or rejected by local school boards by September […]