Prince George’s Teachers Union Reaches Tentative Deal With Schools

Maryland’s second-largest school system reached a tentative agreement with its teachers union this week, after a roughly two-month impasse. The Prince George’s County Educators’ Association — which represents about 10,000 educators — announced the agreement in a statement Wednesday. The union characterized the deal as making “strides on empowering educators to lead the district,” but…

New Townhomes Coming Next To Mall At Prince George’s In Hyattsville

More townhomes are coming to the area just north of the Mall at Prince George’s in Hyattsville. Stanley Martin Homes is building 331 homes in the Gateway West development, which will also have a playground and a wooded conservation area with walking trails next to the football field at Northwestern High School. The homes will…

AP exposes the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: The 50th Anniversary

Today, the effects of the study still linger — it is often blamed for the unwillingness of some African Americans to participate in medical research. In observance of the 50th anniversary of Heller’s groundbreaking investigation, the AP is republishing the original report and a recent interview with her and others on how the story came…

Residents Sue Prince George’s County Over Redistricting Map Approved By Council

A group of residents is suing Prince George’s County over redistricting plans that a divided council approved in November, resurrecting debate that has deepened divides among Democrats in this blue suburb. The redistricting map — which was slammed by more than 150 residents during public testimony — removed three liberal politicians from districts in which…