Tag: Maryland

Maryland Attorney General Anthony Brown announces a string of convictions in vulnerable adult abuse cases

Three cases of vulnerable adult abuse at the hands of caretakers have been uncovered in Anne Arundel, Howard, and Baltimore counties. Today, Attorney General Anthony Brown, the Medicaid Fraud and Vulnerable Victims Unit , and the AARP announced a plan for legislation to give the MFVVU more funding to uncover more cases of vulnerable adult abuse.

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Maryland’s teacher shortage: Will the Blueprint’s plan for better pay, training do enough?

The U.S. Department of Education keeps a Teacher Shortage Areas database — and it found that for the current school year, Maryland was short of teachers in 28 subjects, which the state defines as “areas of certification.” That’s up from 17 five years earlier. Some teacher certification areas — such as English as a second language, health science and special education — are short on teachers from pre-K through the 12th grade.

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