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Larry Hogan on Education

 

 


Record high funding for public schools: opportunity for all

For the fifth year in row, my budget provides historic, record-high funding for our schools.

We have invested $32 billion in K-12 education. More than half of our entire capital budget goes toward education. This isn't about politics; this is about our kids and their futures--making sure that every single child in Maryland has the same opportunity to get a world-class education regardless of what neighborhood they happen to grow up in.

Source: 2019 State of the State address to the Maryland legislature , Jan 30, 2019

$7M for student scholarships to attend a private school

We can--and we must--do more. Beginning with our unwavering commitment to education: This is our third budget in a row with record funding for education. We invested another $6.4 billion to fully fund the legislative formulas. Every single penny that every single jurisdiction anticipated from the state for education is fully funded at 100%.

We have already accomplished a great deal. But together, we can--and we must--do more. Every single child in Maryland deserves access to a great education, regardless of what neighborhood they happen to grow up in. Sadly, we still have students who are trapped in persistently failing schools. Last year, Democratic leaders in this assembly proposed legislation that provided $5 million, giving a limited number of deserving kids the chance to earn a scholarship to attend a private school. Our budget adds $2 million more to this initiative.

so that we can give even more children that opportunity.

Source: 2017 State of the State address to Maryland Legislature , Feb 1, 2017

Tuition relief for state colleges: 2% growth cap

We're investing record amounts for higher education with a budget that includes $1.35 billion for the university system; more than $256 million for Maryland's community colleges; and to continue our commitment to make college more affordable, we are providing an additional $17.5 million specifically for tuition relief, so that 14 Maryland universities and colleges can now cap tuition growth at 2%, rather than the 5% they were proposing. And we are asking for your help to tackle the growing problem of college debt by passing the Student Debt Relief Act, which will allow Marylanders to deduct one hundred percent of the interest paid on their student loans from their state income tax return.
Source: 2017 State of the State address to Maryland Legislature , Feb 1, 2017

More charter school choice; more P-TECH schools

Let's expand choices for Maryland families by passing the Public Charter School Act of 2017. Last year, we brought the P-TECH schools initiative to Maryland, which is giving children a choice, along with real hope and real opportunities. So this year, we plan to double the number of P-TECH schools in Maryland.
Source: 2017 State of the State address to Maryland Legislature , Feb 1, 2017

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