Maryland High School Graduation Rate Improved Overall, But Not For Some Groups, Data FindsAccording to 2020-2021 school year data, the Maryland four-year cohort graduation rate was 87.2%, an increase over the rate of 86.8% recorded in 2020.
Anne Arundel County Board of Education Votes 8-0 To End Mask MandateThe Anne Arundel County Board of Education on Wednesday voted 8–0 to remove the mask mandate from all public schools.
Maryland's Mask Policies Are Shifting Around The Decreasing COVID-19 Positivity RateFor the first time in three months, the COVID-19 positivity rate in Maryland has fallen below 4%.
Baltimore County Public Schools Feeling The Impact Of Nationwide Teacher ShortageSchool leaders say because of the size of the district, they’re always recruiting new workers and that they hire between 600 and 800 teachers a year because of vacancies.
Anne Arundel County Board Of Education Approves $7.4M School Bus Driver PlanThe Anne Arundel County Board of Education approved the $7.4 million budget plan proposed by Superintendent George Arlotto to increase bus driver pay along with other incentives.
Maryland Board Of Education To Meet Thursday To Discuss Emergency Regulation Of Mask MandatesThe Maryland Board of Education is set to meet this Thursday to discuss emergency regulation of school mask mandates.
Proposed Redistricting Plans For Harford Co. Schools Leaves Parents Frustrated & ConcernedHarford County Schools proposed redistricting plans has many parents feeling frustrated and concerned. At a demonstration outside school headquarters on Monday night, parents said the pandemic has already upset student learning, and potentially having to change schools, only adds to the disruption.
Prince George's County Executive To Appoint New School Board Member After ResignationPrince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks will appoint a school board member after current member Patricia Eubanks' resignation last week.
2 DC-Area School Districts Moving Away From Final ExamsMontgomery County's school board has backed a plan to end final exams in middle-school- level courses and is looking closely at a proposal to scrap high school finals.
Family Sues After They Say Student Attacked Daughter On BusThe parents of an elementary school student they say was attacked on her school bus in Prince George's County have filed a lawsuit against the county and the public school system.
Md. Teen Sues Over Fraudulent School PsychologistA Maryland teenager is suing Montgomery County and the estate of a man who masqueraded as a school psychologist for more than a decade.
Prince George's Charter School To End RecessA Prince George's County charter school will end recess in an effort to short its academic day.
2 Former Wicomico School Employees To File Suit Two former Wicomico County public school employees have filed a lawsuit against the Board of Education, alleging gender discrimination.
Md. School Leader Named Hartford SuperintendentHartford officials have named a Maryland educator as the capital city's new superintendent of schools.
Montgomery Co. Snow Day Waiver GrantedMaryland education officials have granted Montgomery County's request for a waiver of four snow days with a plan to make up two school days.