Baltimore County Public School superintendent declines to renew contract, Randallstown NAACP calls for national search to find replacement

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Baltimore County Public Schools’ (BCPS) superintendent Darryl Williams announced on Jan. 23 that he would not renew his contract with the school district. Williams has oversaw the system’s educational program since May 2019.  The Randallstown National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is asking the Baltimore


Child poverty, transportation and schools in proposed state budget for next fiscal year

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Just two days into his historic term,  Gov. Wes Moore unveiled a proposed budget that spells out his plans for stemming child poverty, ensuring health care, enhancing the state’s schools and shoring up Maryland’s transportation infrastructure.  Moore’s $63.1 billion budget proposal for the fiscal year ending in 2024


Gov. Wes Moore completes first week in office

By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO Governor Wes Moore wasted little time getting to work in his new role. The first Black man to lead the state of Maryland filled his first full day in office as Maryland’s 63rd governor with meetings– both public and private–press conferences and announcements.  Moore signed the state’s Standards