Virginia Church Blesses Students' Chromebooks Ahead Of New School YearAs students head back to school virtually, a Virginia church wanted to make sure their devices were ready for learning.
Maryland Education Board Mandates 3.5 Hours Of Daily On-Camera Instruction; Teachers Say Change Comes Too Close To Start Of School YearAfter hours of debate, the Maryland State Board of Education on Tuesday passed a motion that will mandate an average of three-and-a-half hours of active, on-camera instruction during the school day.
'More Than Just A Building': Despite Closure, Institute Of Notre Dame Continues Serving CommunityThe Institute of Notre Dame in Baltimore may be closed, but its motto remains the same: to help the communities around them.
All Maryland Schools At Level Where Some In-Person Learning Could Happen Safely; Decisions Up To Local Leaders, Hogan SaysAll county school systems in Maryland are authorized to safely reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, though decisions will be made at the local level, Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday.
Maryland School Systems, County Leaders Respond To Hogan's Announcement That Some In-Person Learning Is Safe StatewideA number of Maryland school systems said they have no immediate plans to change their schedules to begin the school year in-person.
Teachers Push Back Against Md. Schools Superintendent's Last-Minute Proposal For Minimum 3.5 Hours Of Live InstructionDistricts across the state will start the year with virtual classes, and some teachers' groups disagree with the state superintendent on the number of hours students will need in front of a computer each day.
Pre-Kindergarten Program For Children With Special Needs Makes Changes To Allow For In-Person LearningAs the upcoming school year approaches, a Baltimore area preschool program for children with special needs is gearing up to welcome students back into classrooms despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Baltimore Students Will Be Notified When They Can Pick Up Devices Ahead Of New School YearBaltimore City Public Schools said they will notify students and parents by phone or email what days and times they can pick up laptops and WiFi hotspots.
'Have A Plan In Place' | How Students Can Set Themselves Up For Success Ahead Of Virtual Semester, According To A Local ProfessorThe start of the 2020 fall semester is nearly here for students.
Coronavirus And Schools: Baltimore Students Can Pick Up Devices Ahead Of School Year Beginning MondayStarting Monday, Baltimore City Public Schools students will be able to pick up some of the tools they'll need for the upcoming academic year.
The Education Foundation Opens School Supply 'Exchangeree' For Baltimore County Students, TeachersAs students and teachers get ready to back to school virtually, they're still in need of supplies.
Order Prohibiting Nonpublic Schools From Reopening Rescinded By Montgomery County Health OfficerMontgomery County health officer Dr. Travis Gayles announced Friday that he has rescinded his health order that prohibited nonpublic schools from opening for in-person learning until after October 1.
Shop Maryland Tax Free Week Set Begin August 9The annual Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week is set to begin this Sunday, August 9 and run through the following Saturday, August 15.
Gov. Hogan Criticizes Montgomery County's Online-Only Private School OrderGov. Hogan on Saturday criticized an order by the health officer for the state's most populous county that requires private schools to remain closed for in-person instruction through Oct. 1 and to conduct online-only classes due to the coronavirus.
Private Schools In Montgomery County Required To Stay Closed For In-Person Learning Through October 1 Under New OrderPrivate schools in Montgomery County will not be able to reopen for in-person learning until at least October 1 under a new order from the county's health officer.