Charter School Bill Heads to House Chamber for Vote - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Charter School Bill Heads to House Chamber for Vote

Posted:

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The charter school measure proposed by Gov. Larry Hogan is heading to the Maryland House of Delegates for approval.

On Friday the House Ways and Means Committee voted to give the amended bill a favorable report, clearing the way for the governor's initiative to be voted on by the full chamber.

The bill was dramatically amended from its original form by a Senate committee, but only a few additional amendments were added in the House.

One amendment that was accepted explicitly states a decision by a local chartering authority regarding a weighted lottery and geographic attendance area cannot be appealed to the state.

Another change pushes back the final report of a school funding study by about one year.

Hogan recently said he was unhappy with the changes.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Salisbury Police Searching for Missing Girl

    Salisbury Police Searching for Missing Girl

    Friday, May 24 2019 7:26 AM EDT2019-05-24 11:26:57 GMT
    Friday, May 24 2019 7:36 AM EDT2019-05-24 11:36:29 GMT
    Salisbury police are looking for a missing 13-year-old and are asking the public's assistance in bringing her home.More
    Salisbury police are looking for a missing 13-year-old and are asking the public's assistance in bringing her home.More
  • Man Shot Multiple Times During Dover Home Invasion

    Man Shot Multiple Times During Dover Home Invasion

    Friday, May 24 2019 9:42 AM EDT2019-05-24 13:42:17 GMT
    Friday, May 24 2019 9:43 AM EDT2019-05-24 13:43:50 GMT
    Photo: MGN ImagesPhoto: MGN Images
    Photo: MGN ImagesPhoto: MGN Images
    Dover police are looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a home invasion that left a 32-year-old man injured with several gunshot wounds.More
    Dover police are looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a home invasion that left a 32-year-old man injured with several gunshot wounds. More
  • Pittsville Man Dies in US 50 Crash

    Pittsville Man Dies in US 50 Crash

    Friday, May 24 2019 10:22 AM EDT2019-05-24 14:22:41 GMT
    Friday, May 24 2019 10:22 AM EDT2019-05-24 14:22:41 GMT
    Maryland State Police say a 54-year-old Pittsvillle man is dead following a Friday morning crash on US 50 in eastern Wicomico County.More
    Maryland State Police say a 54-year-old Pittsvillle man is dead following a Friday morning crash on US 50 in eastern Wicomico County. More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices