Maryland State Department of Education

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Maryland Analysts Find Flaws In Charter-School Study

A study on charter schools ordered by the Legislature is incomplete, resulting in conclusions and recommendations that cannot be substantiated, according to a letter written to legislative leaders this week by a top state analyst.


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Md. Adds $6.9 Million To School Lunch Program

The Maryland State Department of Education says it’s awarding $6.9 million in state funds to 481 schools to supplement a federal school-breakfast program.


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Shortcomings In Md. Juvenile Offender Schooling

The Maryland State Department of Education says it’s addressing shortcomings in the schooling it provides in juvenile justice centers.



More Than Half Of Md. Counties Reach Snow Day Limit

More than half of Maryland’s 24 school districts have reached or exceeded their snow days for this season, the state Department of Education said Thursday.


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Md. To Host Forums On Common Core School Standards

The Maryland State Department of Education plans to host four regional forums over the next month to help explain the Common Core State Standards for schools.


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Md.To Get $250M: Evaluation Plans Approved In 21 School Systems

The Maryland State Department of Education says it has approved teacher and principal evaluation plans in 21 Maryland school systems, clearing the way for the state to receive $250 million in federal funds.


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Celebrity Chef Supports School Breakfast Program

A celebrity chef from Maryland will lobby lawmakers in support of a school breakfast program.