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Joint Committee Meeting Set for Kirwan Recommendations

February 17th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland House Appropriations and Ways and Means Committees, along with the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, will meet today beginning at noon to hear testimony on the recommendations of the Kirwan Commission.

Technically, the bill would focus on repealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems around the world; requiring the State and each county to distribute to county boards of education certain amounts of education aid under certain programs in certain fiscal years; etc.

There is no mechanism proposed to fund the recommendatoins.


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