Tag: Maryland schools
Maryland is the 7th best state in the nation for t...
By Bryan Renbaum | September 20, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
Vaccine mandates need public support to be success...
By Bryan Renbaum | August 30, 2021 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
Back to school: Will COVID-19 be on the test?
By Bryan Renbaum | August 23, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
‘Free State Politics’ Episode 4: COVID...
By Bryan Renbaum | June 28, 2021 | News, Podcast | 0 |
Maryland schools experience COVID-19 outbreaks whi...
By Capital News Service | April 24, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
Maryland students, test pilots, fire questions at space station astronauts
by Capital News Service | October 27, 2022 | News | 0 |
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
Maryland is the 7th best state in the nation for teachers: Study
by Bryan Renbaum | September 20, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
Maryland is considered one of the best states in the nation for teachers, according to a recent study.Read More
Vaccine mandates need public support to be successful, health official tells Senate panel
by Bryan Renbaum | August 30, 2021 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
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
Back to school: Will COVID-19 be on the test?
by Bryan Renbaum | August 23, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
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
‘Free State Politics’ Episode 4: COVID-19 and Maryland’s schools
by Bryan Renbaum | June 28, 2021 | News, Podcast | 0 |
The 24-minute episode features interviews with retiring State School Superintendent Karen Salmon and Maryland State Education Association (MSEA) President Cheryl Bost.Read More
Maryland schools experience COVID-19 outbreaks while slowly bringing students back to classrooms
by Capital News Service | April 24, 2021 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
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
How Maryland public schools have responded to COVID-19
by Capital News Service | December 8, 2020 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
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
Delegate calls warning about distance learning extending to the fall premature
by Bryan Renbaum | April 9, 2020 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
But another delegate says State Superintendent Karen Salmon’s warning didn’t go far enough.Read More
State Roundup, January 27, 2020
by Cynthia Prairie | January 27, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
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
Maryland schools slip to No. 3 in Education Week report card
by Len Lazarick | January 8, 2015 | Education, News | 0 |
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
Maryland schools get top grade for fourth year in a row, but still not #1 in student achievement
by Len Lazarick | January 12, 2012 | Education, News | 1 |
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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