Education advocates warn thousands of Maryland children will fall behind academically without in-person schooling

Torri Donley

While the decision to keep central Maryland school buildings closed through January may protect students and staff from the coronavirus, education advocates say the choice also means thousands of children will likely suffer lifelong academic consequences. The historic gaps in achievement between low-income students of color and middle-class students will […]

Advocates, experts warn against polling place reductions

Torri Donley

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — With only one polling place open on election day this week in Louisville, Kentucky, voting went relatively smoothly compared with other recent primaries held amid the global pandemic. Does that mean other cities should consider the same in November? Voting rights groups say no. They caution […]