From the Washington Post, reporter John Hicks, published May 14, 2015. For the complete story, go here.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that he will withhold $68 million in funding for high-cost school systems this year, thwarting the wishes of Democratic legislators and top officials in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
The General Assembly passed a measure in April requiring the state to fully fund a program that sends extra money to the state’s costliest school systems.
Click here to read County Executive Rushern Baker’s statement in response to Governor Hogan’s decision to withhold the funds.