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    Kirwan Commission: Preliminary Recommendations

    See Media Links Below for Updated Info on the work of the Commission

    While the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education (Kirwan Commission) still has meetings scheduled for December 18 and 19 to finalize recommendations, we have a general idea about their priorities from the four working groups discussed at the December 6 meeting: (1) early childhood education; (2) high-quality teachers and leaders; (3) college and career readiness pathways; and (4) more resources for at-risk students. A fifth policy area for governance and accountability is being evaluated by the full commission.

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  • Upcoming events

    Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 09:30 AM · $25.00 USD

    LWVMD 2019 Winter Workshop



     9:30   Registration and light breakfast

    10:00 and 11:15 pick any two of the following three workshops:

       - Bail & Corrections (State Study/Consensus)

       - What do you want from NationBuilder?

    If you have a NationBuilder question you want us to address at this workshop, click here.

       - Lobbying for Redistricting Reform

    12:30   Lunch and Guest Speaker, Kim Humphrey, Legislative Council for the ACLU of Maryland Education Program - The Recommendations of the Kirwan Commission.


    Click here to download mailable registration form

    To purchase your tickets online, enter the number of tickets you wish to purchase in the box below

    Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 08:30 AM · $25.00 USD · 1 rsvp
    House Office Building in Annapolis, MD

    Legislative Day 2019

    Further Details coming soon...

    To buy a ticket, enter the number of tickets you want to purchase in the appropriate box below where it says "Will you come?" (Member or Non-Member...)

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