Kirwan Bills

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Kirwan Bills Introduced

The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future (HB1413 / SB1300) came before the Rules Committee on Monday, March 4.


The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future (HB1413 / SB1300) came before the Rules Committee on Monday, March 4.

  • Establishing principles of The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future intended to transform Maryland’s early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems around the world

  • Establishing a Concentration of Poverty School Grant Program

  • Extending by 1 year, to 2021, the requirement for the State to provide a supplemental grant to eligible county boards

  • Establishing the Teacher Collaborative Grant Program

  • Requiring certain performance evaluations of local school systems; etc.


The House bill was referred to Ways & Means and Appropriations  Committees. Hearing dates have not been set.

The Senate bill was referred to Education, Health, & Environmental Affairs and Budget and Taxation Committees. Education, Health & Environmental Affairs will hold a hearing Wednesday, March 6 at 4 PM.