Narrowed Charter Legislation Advances in Maryland Senate

The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee voted favorable on the Governor’s Charter School legislation yesterday. The Committee heavily amended the legislation, however.

As described in the Baltimore Sun,

Where Hogan’s original bill sought to make it easier to open more charter schools and give each of them greater flexibility in hiring, firing and funding, the amended version allows instead for some of the state’s existing successful charter schools to get slightly more flexibility.

Read the full story from the Baltimore Sun here.

Read more about the bill here.