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Although Maryland has handed out five casino operating licenses, the state is entering uncharted territory with the allocation of its sixth. For the first time, there's real competition. Three serious operators submitted bids to run a casino in Prince...
Two more bidders emerged Friday — one a surprise — to compete against MGM Resorts International for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County, which stands with the state to reap millions of dollars from the project. Penn...
A signature-collecting petition drive has started in Prince George's County to try to force County Executive Rushern Baker III's impending school takeover to a 2014 referendum. The Citizens for an Elected Board has to collect 8,000 signatures by May...
In the midst of a system takeover by Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III, the school system's interim superintendent, Alvin Crawley, has resigned. Crawley notified the Board of Education of his intent to resign on Thursday, April 25,...
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Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III and the County Council are currently accepting applications from residents who are interested in serving in appointment positions on the Board of Education. Baker will appoint three residents. The county...
With a productive General Assembly session behind him, Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that he will use the second half of the year to consider whether to run for the White House. "I need to be spending a lot more energy and time giving serious...
The House of Delegates passed a bill Saturday that would give the Prince George's County executive an unprecedented responsibility for the county's troubled school system. The legislation, approved after the House agreed to the Senate's rewrite of the...
One of the finalists in the running to be the next superintendent of Prince George's County Public Schools has taken himself out of consideration, the school system announced Tuesday, April 2. Eric Becoats, currently superintendent of Durham Public...
Tags: Public Schools, Schools
With its financial woes, low test scores, frequent leadership turnover and underperforming schools, Prince George's County's school system is failing its approximately 125,000 students, and its elected school board appears highly dysfunctional. Under...
The Prince George’s County Board of Education is calling County Executive Rushern Baker III’s proposal to take over the school system an “unnecessary distraction that gambles away the future of our children.” The board issued a...
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III's proposed budget for fiscal year 2014, released Thursday, will implement five-day furloughs, "minimal reduction" in the workforce and an incentivized voluntary retirement program. The budget, which...
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