Tag: Maryland schools
The U.S. Naval Test Pilot School partnered Thursday with K-12 schools across southern Maryland to host a question and answer session with astronauts aboard the International Space Station.Read More
While mandating masks in schools to prevent the spread of COVID-19 has garnered some criticism, mandating vaccines for students and staff could very well turn out to be quite another ballgame, one of Maryland’s leading public health officials told a panel of state lawmakers on Monday afternoon.Read More
Comptroller Peter Franchot said it is imperative that the state’s teachers stress the importance of getting vaccinated against the novel coronavirus when they teach students about the lessons of the pandemic.Read More
There are 43 schools experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks, according to the Maryland Department of Health website. Since the website started tracking COVID-19 outbreaks in Maryland schools in October 2020, there have been outbreaks in 216 schools.Read More
As COVID-19 cases rise throughout the state of Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan’s urgent tone has prompted nearly all school districts currently practicing hybrid learning to close their doors to students this fall.Read More
Republican Sid Saab asks that his name be removed from bill that would require the state to get approval from affected counties before building toll-financed roads; scientists question whether stream recovery projects are worth it; in fallout from Del. Glenn case, medical marijuana grower demands licenses be approved; lawmakers hope to repeal state’s archaic sex laws; Baltimore County community activist tapped to replace Del. Sydnor; before corruption, Del. Glenn found herself with mounting debt; bill would allow divorcing couples to remain under one roof; Del. Barve, Sen. Feldman consider running for comptroller; Kweisi Mfume seeks to regain seat he gave up to lead NAACP; Maryland schools, others begin to address coronavirus possibilities; Baltimore city business leaders seek new leadership in City Hall; and Arundel exec keeps tax hike option on the table.Read More
For the umpteenth time in his two terms as governor, on Wednesday Martin O’Malley again touted that Maryland’s public schools had been No. 1 in America for five years running from Education Week magazine. But Maryland’s schools slipped a notch in the Education Week report card released Thursday, tripping to third place behind Massachusetts and New Jersey.Read More
For the fourth year in a row, Maryland public schools have come out on top on the annual state-by-state report card published by Education Week magazine. Maryland earned its top place with an overall B+ grade, compared to a C average for the nation as whole.Read More
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