Marietta English, president of AFT-Maryland and Baltimore Teachers Union, addressed the Maryland House of Delegates Appropriations Subcommittee on Education and Economic Development to address MSDE aid to education.More
AFT Healthcare and AFT Public Employees will sponsor their 2013 Joint Conference April 25-27 at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.
After winning a 107-30 vote in the Maryland House of Delegates last week, the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee unanimously passed the Baltimore City School Construction bill March 27.
The Executive Board of the American Federation of Teachers held its first meeting of 2013 March19.
The Baltimore City Public Schools Construction and Revitalization Act of 2013 was passed in the Maryland House of Delegates March 20, but only after having been completely rewritten by Maryland legislators.
The Maryland Senate passed Governor O’Malley’s budget with overwhelming support March 21. Only five Republicans voted against the budget, with seven Republicans joining 35 Democrats voting to support the budget.
The Maryland House of Delegates approved the governor’s proposed state budget March 15. The Democratic-controlled House voted 101-36 for the bill, largely along party lines. Both houses have approved a $36.8 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2014.
Members of the AFT-Maryland legislative team testified in opposition to four charter school bills for which hearings were held March 13.