Parents At Odds On School Mask Mandates As Localities Confront Mounting PressureParents who want the mandates to be optional rallied outside the school board meeting in Howard County on Thursday night.
COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations Fall Below 1,000, Positivity Rate Barely Above 5%Fewer than 1,000 Marylanders are hospitalized with COVID-19 for the first time in roughly two months, according to data released Thursday by the Maryland Department of Health.
Panel OKs Rule Extending Mask Mandate In Maryland Schools For 180 DaysStudents in Maryland's public schools will be required to wear masks for the rest of the school year—unless their county or school meets certain benchmarks for COVID-19 vaccination or transmission rates.
Maryland Board Of Education Hears Testimony From Parents, Experts, On Mask MandateThe Maryland State Board of Education heard from parents and experts Tuesday during a meeting on the statewide schools mask mandate.
'We Need To Reopen' | Maryland Schools Superintendent Says It's Critical For Students To Return To Hybrid LearningThe Maryland Schools Superintendent says new research shows that schools are reopening safely and have not been super spreader sites.
Jill Biden Addresses National Town Hall On Setting Examples For StudentsThe wife of former Vice President Joe Biden described the scene at her home after one of the 13 pipe bombs mailed was found addressed to him, as she spoke at a National Education conference at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore on Friday.
Maryland Backs Off Allowing Non-Educators As SuperintendentsA vote by a professional standards board means Maryland will not permit non-educators to be appointed as schools superintendents, after all.
Grants For Pre-K Expansion To Be Announced The recipients of grants to expand pre-kindergarten in Maryland are being announced.