Legislative Panel Revokes Statewide School Mask Mandate, Sending Decision To Local DistrictsA state panel voted 17-1 Friday to remove a statewide mask mandate in Maryland schools.
Maryland State Board Of Education Votes To Rescind Mask Mandate, But Approval Of State Committee Is NeededBy a vote of 12-2, the Maryland State Board of Education on Tuesday voted to rescind its mask mandate in schools, returning the decision to local districts.
Group Of Parents, Students Calls For End Of Mask Mandate In Schools At Annapolis RallyA group of parents and students rallied outside of the Maryland State House on Thursday to call for the public school mask mandate to end.
Hogan Aims To Change Face Mask Requirements At Maryland SchoolsGov. Larry Hogan plans to make new recommendations on face mask requirements in the classroom to the State Board of Education.
Weather Whiplash: Winter Weather Still Threatens Road ConditionsParts of Maryland woke up to snow Thursday morning. The forecast was enough of a concern that some school districts had to cancel classes.
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.