Billions of local, state, and federal tax dollars go to funding Maryland’s public schools every year — and now, it will be easier for you to find out how your local school district spent that money.Read More
The 2019 bill — HB355 — required all school boards to annually report the name of a payee receiving a payment, their zip code, and the amount of the payment for all contracts amounting to $25,000 or more.Read More
Many of Maryland’s most populous districts are set to welcome some students back for in-person instruction Monday, marking the start of varying local plans in response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s push to reopen schools by March 1.Read More
Hogan: State to provide 1 million COVID-19 tests to schools, $1 billion to help get kids back in the classroom
In hopes of getting Maryland’s K-12 students safely back in their classrooms as soon as possible, the state will provide nearly 1 million COVID-19 tests to both public and private school systems-starting now and lasting through the end of June-Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday.Read More
Emergency legislation to stop Maryland from administering a federally mandated student assessment test was introduced Thursday in the House of Delegates with strong bipartisan sponsorship.
The Maryland Student Assessment test (MSA) is slated to be phased out after this year, when it will be administered once more this spring. But the test is considered outdated because it doesn’t test for what students are learning in classrooms this year under the state’s new Common Core education curriculum.Read More
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