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  • 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...
  • Final appointments made to Prince George's school board

    Final appointments made to Prince George's school board
    Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III made his final appointments to the Board of Education this week, as did the County Council. On Tuesday, June 18, Baker announced the appointments of Beverly Anderson and Daniel Kaufman to the board...
  • Public works board to consider Md. housing agency move

    Public works board to consider Md. housing agency move
    The state Board of Public Works is expected to vote today on a contract that would clear the way for the Department of Housing and Community Development to move from its park-like campus in Crownsville to a transit hub in Prince George's County. The...
  • State OKs move of housing agency from Crownsville to Prince George's

    State OKs move of housing agency from Crownsville to Prince George's
    Maryland officials approved Wednesday a much-debated plan to move the headquarters of the state's housing agency — along with 380 jobs — from Anne Arundel County to Prince George's County. The three-member Board of Public Works voted...
  • Leopold criticizes successor for no-show at board

    Leopold criticizes successor for no-show at board
    Former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold emerged from his involuntary retirement  to criticize his successor, Laura A. Neuman, for failing to appear at a meeting Wednesday at which the Board of Public Works approved the move of the state...
  • Crawley retained until new Prince George's schools leader named

    Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, III announced Wednesday that Alvin Crawley is staying on as interim superintendent of Prince George's County Public Schools until a permanent leader is appointed. The announcement comes several weeks after...
  • Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses

    Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses
    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...
  • Referendum petition drive targets Prince George's schools takeover bill

    Referendum petition drive targets Prince George's schools takeover bill
    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...