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  • Baker joins Montgomery, Baltimore executives in asking for school funds

    Baker joins Montgomery, Baltimore executives in asking for school funds
    Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III, last week joined Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz in a joint announcement that they would work together to develop legislation calling for...
  • County schools chief named finalist for national recognition

    Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, chief executive officer for Prince George's County Public Schools, was named one of four finalists for the title of 2014 National Superintendent of the Year by AASA, the School Superintendents Association. States throughout the...
  • School construction apples and oranges [Editorial]

    The county executives from Baltimore, Montgomery and Prince George's counties went to Annapolis today to present a united front in an effort to get the state to commit to a long-term, enhanced funding stream to help them build and renovate schools. Though...
  • "Big 3" counties ask state help building schools

    "Big 3" counties ask state help building schools
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz joined his counterparts from Montgomery and Prince George's counties in Annapolis Tuesday to appeal for more state funding for school construction, saying they need help coping with rising enrollments....
  • MGM chosen for Prince George's casino license

    MGM chosen for Prince George's casino license
    Now that MGM Resorts International won the state license to build a casino in Prince George's County, officials say they have no doubt it will become a world-class destination — and a revenue-generating powerhouse for the state. "I believe this...
  • O'Malley headed to Brazil on nine-day trade mission

    O'Malley headed to Brazil on nine-day trade mission
    Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to begin a nine-day trip to Brazil and El Salvador on Monday. The governor will lead a trade mission that includes 30 businesses and leaders from Maryland's Port Authority, according to the his office. The state...
  • Ivey touts Prince George's connection in her campaign

    Ivey touts Prince George's connection in her campaign
    The budding political career of Jolene Ivey began when she was elected class representative as a senior at High Point High in Beltsville in 1978. "It was the first time I ran for anything. You would have thought I was running for president of the United...
  • Engagement, advocacy stressed at parent meeting

    There are plenty of advocates for public education — elected officials, lobbyists, administrators and teachers — but among those voices, the most important is that of a parent. That was the common theme at the Public Advocacy for Education...
  • Prince George's nonprofits can apply for county's Community Partnership Grants

    Local nonprofits that provide community-based program initiatives in Prince George's County can apply for the next round of County Executive Rushern Baker III's Community Partnership Grants. About $1.6 million is available for the fiscal year 2014 grant...
  • Prince George's County Business Conference and Expo set for Nov. 14

    The second annual Prince George's County Business Conference and Expo is set for Thursday, Nov. 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of Maryland College Park's Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, 8082 Baltimore Ave., in College Park. Hosted by the...
  • Maxwell names Laurel High principal to transition team

    Prince George's County Public Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell has created a transition team to review the school system. Maxwell, who was named CEO by County Executive Rushern Baker III this summer, has charged the transition team with reviewing the operations...
  • Public forum set for 2015 Prince George's Public Schools budget

    Prince George's County Public Schools is holding a public hearing Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Sasscer Administration Building in Upper Marlboro, to gain community input on the upcoming fiscal year 2015 operating budget. According to a...