Anne Arundel County Withdraws Motion To Make Masks Optional In SchoolsAnne Arundel County school board members withdrew a motion that would have made masks optional in the district.
State Department Of Education Recommends Indoor Mask Usage In SchoolsWith weeks to go before school resumes, the Maryland State Department of Education, in coordination with the state Department of Health, said it "strongly recommends indoor mask usage in schools for everyone age 2 and over, regardless of vaccination status," according to a statement.
Coronavirus Latest: Gov. Hogan, State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon To Give Update Next Week On Maryland Schools ReopeningGov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday he and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon will speak next week to give an update on where Maryland stands on reopening schools in the fall.
Child Care Expanded For Marylanders Returning To Work Under First Stage Of Recovery PlanParents returning to work under Maryland’s Stage 1 opening of businesses can immediately access an open Essential Personnel Child Care, or Essential Personnel School-Age program, the state announced.
Baltimore City Schools Graduation Rate Went Down Slightly In 2019, First Year Of More 'Rigorous' Graduation RequirementsOverall, a third of City Schools' high schools had an increase in their four-year graduation rates, according to a City Schools release.
Maryland Awarded $10.6M Federal Funding To Assess Needs Of Maryland ChildrenMaryland leaders announced Wednesday that Maryland has been awarded $10.6 million through the Preschool Development Grants Birth Through Five program to conduct a statewide birth through age five needs assessment for Maryland's children.
Baltimore City Schools Among Lowest In Maryland's New Public School Rankings60 percent received four or five stars statewide, 95 percent of Carroll County schools, 91 percent of Howard County schools and 60 percent of Baltimore County schools received four or five stars.
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.
Md. Adds $6.9 Million To School Lunch ProgramThe 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.
Shortcomings In Md. Juvenile Offender SchoolingThe 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 LimitMore 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.
Md. To Host Forums On Common Core School StandardsThe 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.
Md.To Get $250M: Evaluation Plans Approved In 21 School SystemsThe 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.
Celebrity Chef Supports School Breakfast ProgramA celebrity chef from Maryland will lobby lawmakers in support of a school breakfast program.