General Assembly Committee Approves Mask Mandate In Public SchoolsBy a vote of 10 to 7, a Maryland General Assembly committee approved a mask mandate for all Maryland public schools.
Educators, Parents Concerned About Lack Of Mask Mandate In Maryland SchoolsThe first day of the new school year for many students and staff across the state is officially in the books. The conversation about keeping students, staff and the community at large safe remains top of mind for state leaders, especially with students younger than 12 still unable to get vaccinated.
Maryland State Board Of Education Focuses On Safe Reopening Amid Parent, Teacher ConcernsTuesday, the Maryland State Board of Education had their first full in-person meeting in several months.
State Aims To Tackle Education Achievement Gap For Black BoysEducators say now is the time to take action on an achievement gap in education - particularly when it comes to Black boys. A task force has been studying the issue for the past 10 months, while others have for decades.
Maryland Board Of Education Wants Schools To Offer Full In-Person Learning For 2021-22 School YearThe Maryland State Board of Education says all schools should reopen for in-person instruction five days a week this fall.
Maryland State Board Education Symbolically Approves Encouraging Local Districts To Reopen, Move Up Winter SportsThe Maryland State Board of Education voted Monday symbolically to encourage local districts to reopen schools using the guidance put forth in August.
Teachers Choosing Among 13 To Join Maryland Education BoardPublic and private school teachers can now start voting on their choice to represent their interests on the Maryland State Board of Education.
Maryland Education Board Nominee Withdraws Under QuestioningGov. Larry Hogan's nominee to the Maryland State Board of Education has withdrawn from consideration after being vigorously questioned by senators about his court record and lack of experience.
New Member Appointed to State Board of EducationGov. Larry Hogan has appointed a new member to the state Board of Education to fill the seat left vacant by S. James Gates Jr.
School Suspensions Drop In Montgomery CountyHigh school suspensions in Montgomery County have dropped nearly 37 percent in the past school year.
Partnership OK'd On Teacher Evaluations In Md.Maryland education officials and a diverse group of organizations representing educators announced a unique partnership Friday to develop an important part of teacher evaluations.
Md. May Change Way Teachers Are EvaluatedThe governor has appointed a council to change the way teachers in Maryland are evaluated and the council says it's ready to put their new system to work.