Public education will be contentious in Maryland politics for many years to come. The academic life or death of our schoolchildren — especially those who are poor and of color — will be at stake. While the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future is praiseworthy, it charts a course that won’t be completed until 2034 at the earliest. There are many obstacles and uncertainties that lie ahead. My goal, in past and future commentaries, is to shine light on these looming school issues from inside and outside perspectives.
Hettleman: Maryland Inexcusably Slams Shut the Gateway to Literacy
November 10, 2021