Last year I wrote about how the Hindu/Sikh teacher-training workshops in Montgomery County Public Schools could be a template for teacher education across the country. Since then the program has grown, galvanizing the two communities while allowing teachers to become more comfortable and empowered in teaching about Hinduism and Sikhism.
Three years after Maryland became the first state to protect employees' social media lives from their employers' purview, it could soon become the next state to grant similar protections to students.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Breaking: Climate Change Hoax Revealed! Wow, this is SUCH a relief! I was really ...
Today, the United States is home to more than 21 million veterans. Their service should never be forgotten, least of all when they're in need of care. While the progress achieved by the VA's revised rule and legislation like the Clay Hunt SAV Act takes an important step forward reforming access to care for our veterans, our work is far from over.
The Presidential Task Force on Combating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud needs to put the words of the final plan into action. Oceana will continue to push for transparency in the supply chain, including traceability for all seafood sold in the United States.
O'Malley has a strong enough record in his two terms as governor to make a more than plausible case. It was on his watch that Maryland enacted same-sex marriage, and it was in Maryland where marriage equality won its first referendum in 2012.
Mayor Kurt Schmoke meant well when he dubbed Baltimore "the city that reads" in the 1980s. Though the much-maligned motto was quickly changed, the city's literary heart beats as strongly as ever.
Not enough is known to predict why the high pressure system occasionally allows an atmospheric river to sneak in and water California, though reports Andres Thompson at Climate Central. The latest river is far from significantly easing California drought.
More than 86 percent of students in Maryland are earning diplomas within four years, a record-high graduation rate for the state, according to data released Tuesday. Maryland state officials celebrated the achievement, noting that the rate has risen more than four percentage points since 2010.
Many visitors to Maryland's historic Old State House are eager to see the Senate Chamber where Gen. George Washington resigned his commission to the Congress, meeting there in December, 1783.
He was a warm man, but I did not really know him. Now, thanks to his widow, Mitzi Perdue, and her new book Tough Man, Tender Chicken, I know him much better -- and like him a lot.
If planners for Bethesda, Maryland fully realize a conceptual vision now being offered to community leaders and the public, the once-quiet but now-bustling suburb's downtown could become a nationally relevant example of urban sustainability.
Since the Marijuana Policy Project was founded 20 years ago, I've oftentimes written a list of the top 10 victories at the end of each year. 2014 was either the best or second-best year in 20 years, depending on how you weigh the legalization victories in Colorado and Washington in 2012.
In the wake of the big election victories on November 4, many people are asking, "What's next for the push to legalize marijuana in the United States?"
Thanksgiving has been celebrated by Native Americans, Christians, Jews and whoever else wants to since 1621, and I firmly believe we should continue unapologetically to celebrate giving thanks to God Almighty for our many blessings.
In a season focused on gratitude, 17-year-old Monica Chica has an attitude about choosing to be grateful that's wise far beyond her years: "The most important lesson I learned is that being happy is not about having with you what you loved in the past, but learning to love what you have in the present."