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  • O'Malley announces nearly $650M for county transportation improvements

    O'Malley announces nearly $650M for county transportation improvements
    Gov. Martin O'Malley this week announced nearly $650 million in transportation investments for Prince George's County that he said will create 4,000 jobs, reduce traffic congestion and improve pedestrian safety. The projects will be funded from the...
  • Anne Arundel to name interim superintendent; Maxwell gets contract in Prince George's

    Anne Arundel to name interim superintendent; Maxwell gets contract in Prince George's
    Anne Arundel County public school officials said Tuesday that they would name an interim superintendent by the end of the month, the system's first step in replacing outgoing Superintendent Kevin Maxwell. As Anne Arundel's board met in a closed...
  • Prince George's school board approves $1.6 billion budget

    The Prince George's County Board of Education last week approved a $1.687 billion budget for fiscal year 2014, up $23.3 million from last year. The budget is approximately $5.5 million below the original request put forth by the board earlier this year....
  • At Maxwell's last session, mutual admiration between superintendent and board

    At Maxwell's last session, mutual admiration between superintendent and board
    Before tackling agenda items during last week's meeting, members of the Anne Arundel Board of Education bid farewell to Superintendent Kevin Maxwell, who is leaving this month to become CEO of Prince George's County public schools. Within moments,...
  • Neuman picks new Arundel police chief

    Neuman picks new Arundel police chief
    Anne Arundel County's new police chief is pledging to restore order and pride to an agency that has been racked by scandal and leadership changes over the past two years. Kevin Davis, who takes over Monday as chief, brings with him 21 years of...
  • Maxwell assessed $20,000 penalty in departure from Arundel schools

    Maxwell assessed $20,000 penalty in departure from Arundel schools
    Outgoing Anne Arundel County Superintendent Kevin Maxwell has been assessed a $20,000 penalty for departing the school system without giving enough notice so he could take a similar post in Prince George's County. But three fourths of the penalty amount...
  • Anne Arundel's departing superintendent looks back at accomplishments, ahead to challenges

    Anne Arundel's departing superintendent looks back at accomplishments, ahead to challenges
    On Monday, as Kevin Maxwell pondered challenges awaiting as new CEO of Prince George's County schools, he reflected upon his seven-year tenure as Anne Arundel County Public Schools superintendent, saying he's proudest of programs he implemented, yet...
  • Maxwell will reportedly leave Anne Arundel County schools

    Maxwell will reportedly leave Anne Arundel County schools
    Anne Arundel County School Superintendent Kevin Maxwell will leave his post to become the chief of the Prince George's County Public Schools, according to three sources familiar with the move. The sources said Maxwell would be announced Friday as the...
  • As Maxwell departs, Anne Arundel officials begin replacement process

    As Maxwell departs, Anne Arundel officials begin replacement process
    Anne Arundel County school officials expressed surprise and disappointment at the sudden resignation of Superintendent Kevin Maxwell, this week and said they'll meet Saturday in a closed session to start the process of finding his replacement. Maxwell...
  • Debnam recognized for advocacy at Laurel Town Hall

    Debnam recognized for advocacy at Laurel Town Hall
    Prince George's County Council member Mary Lehman and County Executive Rushern Baker III spoke about county affairs and fielded questions from community members during a Town Hall meeting Thursday at the Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center....
  • Maxwell welcomed 'home' as Prince George's schools CEO

    Maxwell welcomed 'home' as Prince George's schools CEO
    Kevin Maxwell grew up in Prince George's County, lives there, went to school there and spent years as a county teacher and principal. Now, after seven years as superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools, he is coming back as the new Chief...
  • Great promise in new schools CEO, as long as he sticks around [Commentary]

    After years of frustration with a public school system whose performance stubbornly lagged behind others in the region, parents and students in Prince George's County may be seeing a glimmer of hope. The source of that hope is County Executive Rushern...