Tech School An Asset For Entire Community

Tech School An Asset For Entire Community

Worcester Technical High School was in the spotlight this week when a privately-funded makeover was unveiled for its welding program. It was an occasion to demonstrate the wealth of learning opportunities available to students in a non-traditional learning environment.Thanks to winning an online contest through the Channellock Trade School Trade-Up contest last year, the school’s… Read more »

Keep Post-Labor Day School Start In Place

Keep Post-Labor Day School Start In Place

Legislators need to look no further than Worcester County to conclude a post-Labor Day school start does not harm public school students or educators.Senate Bill 128 seeks to repeal the mandate signed into law by Gov. Larry Hogan in 2016. It reads, “requiring each county board to set the start date and end date of… Read more »

What Others Are Saying: Education Changes Would Be Alarming

What Others Are Saying: Education Changes Would Be Alarming

(Editor’s Note: The following commentary was submitted by Worcester County Commissioner Chip Bertino.)A threat looms over the horizon.Earlier this month I attended the annual Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) conference held in Cambridge. One of the conference sessions entitled “Keeping Up with Kirwan,” was an update on the Kirwan Commission’s progress. What was said was… Read more »