The Maryland General Assembly has given final approval to a measure to let local school boards decide when school starts. A final vote by the Senate on Monday sends the measure to Gov. Larry Hogan, who has opposed the bill.
Maryland voters support a post-Labor Day start for school students and a law forcing employers to pay a minimum wage of $15. They overwhelmingly approve of their governor but oppose having an “unspecified” gender designation on driver’s licenses.
Gov. Larry Hogan called criticism of his 2016 executive order that mandated all schools start after Labor Day “fabricated nonsense” generated by “special interests,” and he promised to fight bills to reverse the order.
Virginia students and teachers could go back to school well before Labor Day every year under a pair of proposals due for a vote Tuesday in the House of Delegates.
Students in Maryland and some Northern Virginia districts return to class Tuesday. As a result, morning commuters should be ready to get on the road a few minutes earlier.
A proposed school calendar approved by the Prince George’s County Board of Education would have set Aug. 22 as the first day of classes. That’s in defiance of an executive order issued by Gov. Larry Hogan blocking schools from opening their doors before Labor Day.
Montgomery County’s Board of Education has voted to start classes Aug. 28, despite Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order mandating classes start after Labor Day.
Hundreds of thousands of students in Northern Virginia are back to class for the start of the current school year. Students are heading back in some of the region’s largest counties, including Fairfax and Arlington.
An analysis by the National Capital Region Transportation Planning board said that traffic will get worse starting next week, doubling the delay drivers have faced this month in some spots.
ROCKVILLE, Md. — Montgomery County is once again considering pushing back high school start times to allow teenagers to get more sleep. As it stands now, high school students have to report by 7:25 a.m.…
Efforts to do away with the so called King\’s Dominion law that prohibits Va. schools from opening before Labor Day has cleared a key hurdle. But the repeal still faces another road block.
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