State School Board Wants To Establish Target Metrics Before Lifting Mask Mandate In ClassroomsThe current mask mandate is set to expire in February, but the Maryland State Board of Education wants school officials to give local school systems so-called “off-ramps," or metrics to meet, to lift those mandates.
Maryland Board Of Education To Review School Masking Requirement TodayToday, the State Board of Education will review it's statewide mask mandate in a virtual meeting.
Maryland Board Of Education To Review School Masking Requirement Tuesday, Nov. 16The Maryland State Board of Education will host a special virtual meeting Tuesday, Nov. 16 to review the state's emergency school mask requirement.
Baltimore County Public Schools Adds Extra Day To Thanksgiving BreakBaltimore County Public Schools on Friday announced schools and district offices will be closed the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Johns Hopkins Receives Grant To Study COVID-19 Safety Measures In SchoolsJohns Hopkins has received a National Institutes of Health grant to study parents' perceptions of COVID-19 safety measures in the classroom.
Anne Arundel County Increases Allocation For Bus Driver BonusesAnne Arundel County will now use $4.2 million of its federal recovery money to pay hiring and retention bonuses to bus drivers, almost a month after drivers with one company went on strike to call for higher wages.
Maryland School Board To Reconsider Universal Mask Mandate In DecemberAs vaccination rates go up in schools across the country, the question now is: when can masks come down?
FDA Advisory Panel Backs Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Aged 5 To 11An FDA advisory panel carefully debated before giving the green light -- meaning 28 million kids nationwide could start rolling up their sleeves as soon as next week.
Maryland Schools Report More Than 10,000 Covid Cases Since Reopening In Person, State Board Will Revisit Mask Mandate In DecemberCovid-19 has taken a toll on Maryland schools. The Maryland Department of Education revealed Tuesday there have been more than 10,000 cases among students and more than 1,800 cases among staff since classrooms reopened in person.
Memorial Service Announced For Elijah Gorham At Mervo High SchoolDetails about a memorial service for Elijah Gorham have been announced.
Vaccinations For Younger Children Could Be Approved Next Month; The Latest On Outbreaks In Maryland Schools As 7 Children HospitalizedRight now, seven children in Maryland are hospitalized with Covid-19 including three in intensive care, and the push is on to vaccinate more adolescents aged 12 and older.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools Facing Staffing ShortagesFrom teachers to food service workers to custodians, Anne Arundel County Public School leaders say the district is struggling to fill open roles.
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.
'Just A Wonderful Young Man': Loved Ones Remember Mervo High School Senior Elijah GorhamA "phenomenal young man" is how Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical high school senior, Elijah Gorham is being described.
Baltimore Schools Monitor Student Laptops For Suicide SignsBaltimore public schools are using software that alerts officials when a student using one of the system’s laptops might be considering suicide.