Kirwan Commission

March 4, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford Lauds Maryland’s Ability to Test for Coronavirus

Maryland residents can be tested for the coronavirus more quickly and easily now that the state has received the authority to do its own testing, rather than having to rely on the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta. Testing is being done at the Maryland State Public Health Laboratory, which operates forensic laboratories in Baltimore […]

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February 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Kirwan Commission Chairman: ‘We’ve Got to Make Education More of a Priority’

The Kirwan Commission report was the focus of this month’s edition of Small Business Network at MCM’s Studios in Rockville on Tuesday. Chairman of the Commission Dr. William Kirwan, Montgomery College president Dr. DeRionne Pollard, and County Councilmember Craig Rice discussed the importance of the report and its goal to prepare students for college or […]

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February 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for Feb. 18 in Montgomery County

A high of 59 degrees, but cloudy with occasional showers. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 18. 1. Small Business Network: The Kirwan Commission: Dr. William Kirwan, Dr. DeRionne Pollard, and Councilmember Craig Rice join Kelly Leonard for today’s Small Business Network session to discuss “The Kirwan Commission: What’s Good […]

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December 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Craig Rice on Apple, Kirwan Commission

Councilmember Craig Rice talks about a new effort to help students learn to code. It’s getting support from Apple. And we grill him on the Kirwan Commission, which is proposing $3 billion in expanded education spending.

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November 7, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich, County Leaders Discuss Kirwan Recommendations for MCPS

The Coalition for the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future held a School Funding and Policy Community Forum Wednesday at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring.  The forum was a space to discuss the Kirwan Commission’s education policy recommendations and what they mean for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The Kirwan Commission, created in 2016, is […]

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December 20, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talk Podcast #3: Marc Korman

In this edition of Montgomery Talk, Del. Marc Korman talks about the upcoming General Assembly, including the state budget, education funding and transportation topics. Korman is the chairman of the Montgomery County House Delegation. Senior News Editor Doug Tallman hosts.

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