Board members, teachers, parents, students allege grade rigging in Prince George’s County schools

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Four of Prince George’s County’s 14 school board members are calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to investigate claims of widespread corruption in the district aimed at inflating graduation rates. The board members alleged in a May 30 letter to Hogan that “widespread systemic corruption” in the district since 2014 contributed to grade […]

Prince George, MD schools get more money, spend big on hotels, restaurants

By Steve Gunn on Monday, March 14th, 2016 in Spending No Comments

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – In December 2014, the Prince George’s Public School District in Maryland imposed a district-wide “selective” hiring freeze, and announced that all departments would be asked to limit discretionary spending, to deal with anticipated budget problems, according to the Washington Post. This occurred as school district Chief Kevin Mitchell requested an increase […]