MVA's Bus Driver Day To Streamline Process For Applicants To Get Commercial LicenseA school bus driver shortage is affecting states across the country including Maryland. In response, Gov. Larry Hogan has directed the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration to take steps to make sure school bus drivers are able to obtain proper testing and credentials as quickly as possible.
'It's Really Unfortunate': Students In Anne Arundel County React To News Of Postponed Homecoming DancesFor the second year in a row, Anne Arundel County Public Schools have been forced to alter their homecoming plans because of the pandemic.
Shortage In COVID Testing Kits Driving Up Lab-Based DemandA shortage of COVID-19 rapid tests continues nationwide, including at many stores in Maryland.
Group Of Parents Protest School Mask Mandate Outside Of County Council Meeting In Harford CountyHarford County parents saying no to the state-wide mask mandate and are now bringing their concerns to the County Council.
Maryland State Department Of Education Awards More Than $4M To Help Provide Fresh Fruit & Vegetables To StudentsThe Maryland State Department of Education has awarded more than $4.2 million in federal funding to over 180 elementary schools across the state to help promote healthy eating habits.
'It's Terrible': Frustrated Parents In Anne Arundel County React To School Bus Driver Shortages, Officials Say They Are Working To Resolve ProblemFamilies in Anne Arundel County are feeling what is being called a nationwide school bus driver shortage and some say the shortage is being exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now That Students Have Returned To The Classroom, One Question Remains: Are Children Safe?Students are back in school and scientists along with doctors are trying to get a handle on how the pandemic is being tracked as large numbers of kids are congregated in school buildings.
Masks Required In All Maryland Public Schools Effective Immediately After Hours Of Heated Debate, Divided VoteAfter more than four hours of heated debate, divided lawmakers passed a mask mandate by a 10 to 7 vote. It covers all students and staff in Maryland public schools.
New Masking Regulation Required For All Maryland Public SchoolsThe Maryland State Department of Education received approval of a statewide masking requirement for all public schools.
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.
As Schools Reopen, Experts Say Quarantines Are Still Necessary To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19Millions of children are back in the classroom for the new school year, but most aren't vaccinated yet. With children now accounting for more than a quarter of weekly COVID-19 cases nationwide, many communities are turning to a familiar public health tool: quarantines.
Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces $9M For Baltimore County To Reimburse COVID-19 ExpensesBaltimore County will receive nearly $10 million in federal funds as a reimbursement of some pandemic-related expenses, U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Reps. Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Kweisi Mfume announced on Tuesday.
Baltimore City Schools Without AC To Dismiss At Noon Monday, Sept. 13Officials announced that Baltimore City Schools without air conditioning will dismiss at 12 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13.
Anne Arundel County Executive Releases Statement In Regards To School Bus Driver ShortagesAnne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman released a statement Friday in regards to the school bus driver shortage impacting Anne Arundel County Public Schools.
Annapolis Mayor Pledges To Assist Schools With Bus Driver ShortageAnnapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley on Thursday said his office is working to find solutions to the bus driver shortage after parents began calling city hall.