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In St. Mary’s County, for instance, Margaret Brent Middle School reported 83 cases of spread within the school last week to the state. And three other schools

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Anne Arundel schools will switch to later high school

(8 days ago) Elementary start times will fall between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., middle school start times will range from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. and high schools will start after 8:30 a.m. “The months of January

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COVID cases and quarantines at Carroll County schools …

(4 days ago) But another determinant is the case trend in the county. The rates often align with the schools’ numbers, and in Carroll County COVID-19 case rates are also dropping.

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American Athletic Conference announces addition of six …

(7 days ago) On Thursday morning, the American Athletic Conference officially announced the addition of six new member schools. Alabama-Birmingham, Charlotte, Florida Atlantic, North Texas, Rice and …

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Here’s what Baltimore-area school systems are planning …

(5 days ago) Schools have purchased additional tables to furnish outdoor eating areas and allow for maximum spacing inside. Where available, large tents have been purchased to …

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Baltimore-area school districts are publicizing COVID

(8 days ago) The state Department of Health, meanwhile, has its dashboard, but it includes only schools with an active outbreak, defined in a few different ways.Schools

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Better student outcomes start with better functioning

(1 days ago) Schools are only as effective as the community from which the students come. Many so-called failing schools are in communities shaped by redlining and racism. Mandates from the …

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COVID-19 outbreaks in Baltimore-area schools on the rise

(1 days ago) The number of COVID-19 outbreaks in Baltimore-area schools is continuing to rise, according to figures posted by the Maryland Department of …

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Republican legislators: Maryland General Assembly …

(4 days ago) The General Assembly snuffed out the BOOST program, a scholarship program that allows children from low-income families to attend private schools. This bipartisan effort has been a …

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More than 4,000 Maryland public school students have

(Just Now) The cases of students quarantined still represented a small portion of the more than 882,000 students enrolled in Maryland public schools, but it …

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Maryland parents dread quarantine notifications as first

(8 days ago) But Thursday, Anne Arundel schools announced expanded plans due to the growing number of such students. Starting Oct. 4, virtual teachers …

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Some Baltimore-area school districts are not planning to

(2 days ago) Harford County’s public schools are expecting to start the school year without masks, while in Baltimore City everyone — staff and students — …

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Carroll County school COVID quarantine numbers drop by

(9 days ago) The high schools with the second highest number of cases is Century and Manchester Valley at 6. The state dashboard that tracks in-school outbreaks, when one person transmits the virus to …

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Maryland Closings and Weather Delays • Baltimore Sun

(6 days ago) Maryland Closings and Weather Delays. Find institution. Weather. Check if there will be school tomorrow, whether museums and attractions are opened or closed and the latest news on weather closings and delays. If your school or other organization is not listed here, we encourage you to contact your organizers and request their participation.

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Carroll County school dashboard shows 136 with COVID after

(4 days ago) After one week of school and after one day with mandated masks, Carroll County Public Schools report 136 people in its buildings have COVID-19 and are in …

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More than half of Maryland school systems considering

(2 days ago) More than half of Maryland school systems may soon institute routine testing for unvaccinated students or staff in an effort to tamp down the spread of the coronavirus among schoolchildren and the

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Just weeks into the academic year, school nurses are

(3 days ago) Schools are in their initial weeks, a normally chaotic time for school nurses planning for students with special health needs, identifying those missing routine immunizations, and treating scrapes

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More than 1,100 Harford County students quarantining or

(2 days ago) Currently, the CDC defines close contact as being within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period, but there is an exception for K-12 schools.

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Blame state inaction for the condition of Baltimore

(1 days ago) The current condition of Baltimore City schools is not about local mismanagement. It is a result of structural racial and wealth inequity, and the failure of the state to act over many decades.

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Howard County school system announces updates to in-person

(6 days ago) Howard schools Superintendent Michael Martirano during a Board of Education meeting Thursday highlighted updates to the school system’s reopening …

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Harford County Public Schools ask for help in filling

(9 days ago) Harford County Public Schools have more than 100 vacancies throughout the system and have been forced to find ways to fill in the gaps. However, staff remain optimistic the …

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Howard County to require proof of COVID vaccination or

(9 days ago) Howard County public schools will be implementing some changes to the COVID-19 vaccine and weekly testing requirements that were announced …

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Maryland's school rankings tell us what we already know

(2 days ago) In a statement, city schools CEO Sonja Santelises emphasized the system’s efforts to raise achievement through a concentrated focus on literacy, and indeed, many city schools

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Baltimore County executive says Towson High School’s

(8 days ago) Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. has warned school board members that Towson High School’s historic landmark status may …

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Maryland state school board must set the mask standard for

(3 days ago) Student Winston Wallace, 9, raises his hand in class at iPrep Academy on the first day of school, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, in Miami, Florida. Schools in Miami-Dade County opened Monday with a …

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Baltimore County school board approves resolution

(1 days ago) The resolution is nonbinding, but confirms the board’s symbolic support for the LGBTQ+ community within the school system responsible for educating more than 111,000 students. The school

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‘Disappointed more than anything’: Towson leaders take aim

(2 days ago) The Baltimore County Public Schools system is facing backlash from elected officials and community advocates in the Towson area for its recently revised multiyear improvement plan for all schools

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Parents frustrated by early release at Baltimore City

(5 days ago) Johnston Square Elementary was one of 24 schools in Baltimore that cut the first day of fully in-person school short due to a lack of central air, or repairs being done to the system.

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‘A great place to learn and a great place to work

(3 days ago) William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary School received the inaugural honor Tuesday in Harford County Public Schools’ Family Friendly School …

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Education and schools in Howard County

(3 days ago) In Howard County Schools’ latest reaffirmation that the system works to serve all students, a workgroup developed a set of guidelines for staff …

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Schools' historic ties to an unequal past

(8 days ago) By Laura Loh · Dec 13, 2017 · 7 mins to read

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Maryland Gov. Hogan says he won’t speed up vote on school

(2 days ago) The state Board of Education voted last week to mandate masks in schools throughout the state, but the rule can’t go into effect until approved by a joint committee of state delegates and

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Revisions to contractor bus funding formula would increase

(5 days ago) Carroll County Public Schools staff agreed to prioritize revisions to the transportation reimbursement formula that would put more money in bus drivers’ pockets. The …

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Some Carroll teachers, parents support school mask mandate

(5 days ago) After the state school board implemented a universal mask mandate for public schools, some Carroll County educators and parents applauded the move, while other leaders called it …

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Half of Anne Arundel Board of Education wants outdoor

(4 days ago) Earlier this week Anne Arundel County Public Schools announced that it would postpone school-sponsored homecoming dances, citing fear of spreading COVID-19, but …

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Storm drops more than 2 inches of rain on Carroll County

(4 days ago) Carroll County Public Schools are closed Thursday due to inclement weather, officials announced Thursday morning. The school system initially announced a …

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As Baltimore prepares to close more schools, many worry

(7 days ago) Schools often are more than just a place to go to class — particularly in poor communities where they may be home to food pantries, meeting …

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Reopen Harford Schools

(1 days ago) A group of supporters of the Reopen Harford County Schools and other reopen schools groups gathered outside the Harford County Public Schools A.A. Roberty Building in Bel Air during Monday evening

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HCPSS plans to deliver 4,600 HEPA filters to public

(7 days ago) Howard County schools Superintendent Michael Martirano announced at a recent school board meeting that the school system’s purchase of 4,600 high-efficiency particulate air, …

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Maryland teachers are fleeing the profession for more

(8 days ago) Taylor O’Conner graduated from county schools and Towson University before getting a master’s degree in education in Brooklyn, New York. When she returned to visit the Baltimore County

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Baltimore school enrollment falls to a 10-year low

(7 days ago) City schools CEO Sonja Santelises describes the slump as “part of the ecology of the city.” Baltimore has hemorrhaged residents for years, with …

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60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of

(1 days ago) The lack of diversity can be an issue at schools with a mostly white student body, like Hereford High in the northern part of the county. Like some students at …

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Baltimore suspending many more students from school

(4 days ago) Baltimore city schools suspended nearly 8,500 students last year — a 25 percent increase — despite several years of effort to reduce the rate of disciplinary removals.

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Sean Bulson, if hired as Harford school superintendent

(1 days ago) Bulson is a former superintendent of schools in Wilson County, N.C., a district with about 12,000 students in 26 schools, and he spent the first 16 years of his 23-year education career in

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Maryland school districts will still feed students in need

(1 days ago) Public schools across Maryland will be closed two weeks beginning Monday, state education officials announced Thursday. Schools will re-open on March 30.

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‘The first day is about promise’: Maryland students return

(1 days ago) Baltimore schools open and students return for the first day of school. Rachel Pugh was just two hours into the first day of 11th grade and she already had an …

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Hampstead Elementary School becomes first Maryland Blue

(8 days ago) Hampstead Elementary School was named one of six Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools, the first Carroll County recipient of the annual recognition since 2013.

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Berger fired, bought out for $300,000 Superintendent

(3 days ago) One change that produced controversy -- forecasting, some said, Dr. Berger's eventual downfall -- was the "inclusion" program in which many special education schools

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