Prince George's County


County Council Presses Prince George's Schools on Abuse Scandals

Prince George's County Council grilled school officials for more than two hours Monday on how the school system will improve amid allegations of child abuse in the Head Start program and on a school bus.

Donna Edwards: Reflects on Her Past and Future

Donna Edwards, serving in her fourth term on Capitol Hill, will complete some of her final duties in the 4th Congressional District before her term expires in January.

Roundtable Aims to Spark Farming Revolution

More than 40 renowned scientists and researchers from the agricultural business community recently joined state and local officials at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center to participate in the inaugural Maryland Agricultural Business Roundtable.

Obama Official Gives Thumbs-Up to Prince George's Jobs Initiative

At the launch of its Sept. 12 veterans jobs recruitment fair that commemorated the second installation of "Operation 500," the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation welcomed top Obama administration official Michael Michaud, assistant secretary for veterans.

Prince George's Schools Chief Addresses Latest Abuse Allegations

Prince George's County Public Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell on Tuesday addressed allegations of abuse of a special-needs child and a new principal being placed on administrative leave, less than a month into the school year.

Prince George's Council Nixes Wal-Mart Expansion in Landover Hills

The Prince George George's County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to deny a Wal-Mart expansion in Landover Hills.

Prince George's Residents Irked by Leadership Amid Head Start Troubles

Angry residents called for the heads of top Prince George's County officials at a school board meeting Thursday night in the wake a Head Start scandal that cost the county millions in federal funding.

'Hire Prince George's' Program Helps Participant Achieve the 'American Dream’

Tami Johnson had no job prospects and her unemployment benefits were running out. Just when her situation seemed hopeless, she received a phone call that would change her life.

Head Start Educators Booted from Prince George's Classrooms

The six Prince George's County Head Start workers who humiliated and used corporal punishment to discipline children enrolled in the program are no longer allowed to work with any of the county's students.

Prince George's County EDC Hosts Graduate Students

The Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation recently hosted a delegation of 10 graduate students and alumni from the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs who want to learn about the international activities and employment opportunities in the ...

Modified Application for Largo Hospital Project Submitted to State

Dimensions Healthcare System submitted Wednesday a modified application to build a regional medical center in Largo, which the state recommended in order to receive approval.

New, Renovated Rec Centers Coming to Prince George's

Prince George's County has several multimillion-dollar projects to enhance its parks and recreation programs, particularly the community centers.

Baker: Head Start Abuse Allegations 'Embarrassing'

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III called recent abuse allegations plaguing the county's Head Start program "embarrassing," but reiterated his confidence in the program.

Outside Agency to Manage Prince George's Head Start Program

The Prince George's County school board announced Friday that the federal government has appointed a Denver agency to temporarily oversee the county's Head Start program this school year, one day after the board voted to relinquish control of the program ...

Prince George's School Board Relinquishes Control of Head Start

The Prince George's County school board voted Thursday to relinquish control of its Head Start program in the wake of a federal report that teachers and staff abused and neglected children.