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Governor Larry Hogan

Schools retain flexibility to make decisions that best meet the educational needs of their students while taking into account the level of community spread and their capacity to implement the guidelines. While adherence to these metrics for re-entry into classrooms are not considered requirements, local school systems are strongly encouraged to

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Governor Larry Hogan

(2 days ago) Record funding for better and safer schools. Governor Hogan has committed $32 billion toward K-12 education – no governor in state history has ever invested more in Maryland schools. He pushed for and enacted a casino lockbox to require the investment of $4.4 billion more into our local schools. We have committed resources to strengthen

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Governor Larry Hogan

(1 days ago) ANNAPOLIS, MD— Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland State Department of Education today announced $10 million in grant awards to support Maryland schools, both public and nonpublic, as they continue to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding provides $1 million grants to 10 programs that address the needs of at-risk students.

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Governor Larry Hogan

(7 days ago) State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon and Deputy Public Health Secretary Dr. Jinlene Chan issued a letter notifying school systems of the update to the state’s guidance: “In accordance with the CDC guidance, schools should allow for students, while in the classroom, to maintain 3 ft distance between each other.

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Governor Larry Hogan

(6 days ago) On Tuesday, 31 schools in Baltimore Schools dismissed students early due to a lack of proper air conditioning. The governor made the announcement at today’s meeting of the Board of Public Works: “I know we are all pleased to see students returning to in-person instruction in every school system across the state.

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Governor Larry Hogan

(Just Now) SCHOOLS UPDATE. Dr. Salmon announced that based on the state’s improving health metrics, she is urging local school systems to reevaluate their modes of instruction at the end of the first quarter. The state is making $10 million in grant funding available to help systems that are able to move toward in-person instruction.

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Governor Larry Hogan

(8 days ago) Grants for K-12 Schools, Community Colleges, Independent Colleges, School for the Deaf, School for the Blind. ANNAPOLIS, MD —Governor Larry Hogan today announced an additional $20.7 million in COVID-19 relief funding for education as school systems work to get students safely back into classrooms. “In addition to proposing a budget that

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Governor Larry Hogan

(7 days ago) “As we reopen schools this year for full time in-person learning, it’s important to remember that school enrollment requires students to be up-to-date on routine vaccinations,” said State Superintendent of Schools Mohammed Choudhury. “Particularly after last year’s experience with prolonged closures due to COVID-19, our children

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Governor Larry Hogan

(6 days ago) MDH’s testing program currently has an additional 415,800 rapid tests available for schools to access. Emergency Legislation to Increase Nursing Workforce. Governor Hogan announced that he will introduce emergency legislation to maximize the ability of state hospitals to increase their nursing workforce.

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Governor Larry Hogan

(6 days ago) ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today signed an Executive Order that will require Maryland ’s public schools to start classes after Labor Day, beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. Citing the benefits of a post-Labor Day school start for families, students, teachers, and the economy, the governor made the announcement on the Ocean City Boardwalk, where he was joined …

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Governor Larry Hogan

(8 days ago) The supplemental budget also provides $2.5 million in grant funding that will go directly to schools to conduct the required assessments, with oversight from the center. “Government at all levels is grappling with what more can be done to keep kids safe,” said Governor Hogan. “In addition to the $125 million for school safety enhancements

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Governor Larry Hogan

(1 days ago) Governor Larry Hogan is introducing the Universal School Start Act of 2020 requiring Maryland public schools to start after Labor Day, and ending the mass confusion of having Maryland’s counties each starting on different dates. This mass confusion was created by the General Assembly’s actions in 2019, when it cynically overturned the

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Governor Larry Hogan

(4 days ago) ANNAPOLIS, MD —Governor Larry Hogan today announced that he is introducing the Universal School Start Act of 2020 requiring Maryland public schools to start after Labor Day, and ending the mass confusion of having Maryland’s counties each starting on different dates. This mass confusion was created by the General Assembly’s actions in

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Governor Larry Hogan

(Just Now) Projects can focus on implementing unique ideas at an individual school, feeder system of schools, or school system. Priority will be given to programs that address at-risk students. Rural Broadband: $10 Million

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The following guidance is provided to assist schools to

(7 days ago) Schools should identify and choose the most feasible strategy to conduct these activities. If a school or school system chooses to have parents and staff conduct daily screenings at home, schools should send frequent reminders to do so. Parents/staff should be asked to

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Governor Larry Hogan

(Just Now) The 21st Century School Buildings Program is a partnership between the MSA, Baltimore City Public Schools, the City of Baltimore, and the Interagency Commission on Public School Construction (IAC). The MSA is currently scheduled to deliver 28 school buildings that will be home to 32 schools, maximizing the original program projections of

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Governor Larry Hogan

(9 days ago) Students, family members, parents, teachers, administrators, and other community members can anonymously report information to Safe Schools Maryland via a mobile app available for download through the Apple App Store or Google Play, online at www.SafeSchoolsMD.org, or by calling 1-833-MD-B-SAFE (1-833-632-7233). Trained technicians will respond

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(7 days ago) County Schools Welcome Back Targeted Groups of Students for In-Person Learning Starting Today New Elementary School Is Largest Construction Project in County History. ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan, State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon, and Caroline County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Patricia Saelens today marked the first

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Governor Larry Hogan

(7 days ago) Additional Resources to Support Safe Reopening of Schools, Child Care, Local Health Departments, and Housing Counseling. ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor Larry Hogan today submitted a $1.59 billion supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2022, including additional resources to support the safe reopening of schools.

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(1 days ago) The schools will also be invited by the U.S. Department of Education to apply to be National Blue Ribbon Schools. 2019-2020 Maryland Blue Ribbon School Profiles Cash Valley Elementary School (Allegany County) serves 284 pre-kindergarten to grade 5 students, providing education through general classrooms, regional structured learning

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Governor Larry Hogan

(6 days ago) ANNAPOLIS, MD —Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon today called on all Maryland school systems to return to hybrid instruction—a combination of in-person and virtual learning—no later than Monday, March 1. “Every single Maryland student must have at least the opportunity to return to attending

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Governor Larry Hogan

(5 days ago) Governor Hogan Issues Emergency Order to Prohibit Blanket School Closures. ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today issued an amended emergency order ensuring that local schools and school systems retain the primary authority to initially determine when to safely reopen their facilities for in-person instruction based on public health guidance. Read the governor’s order.

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Governor Larry Hogan

(4 days ago) The Schools and Child Care Centers – State Grant Program, established by Senate Bill 1191 during the 2017 legislative session, is operated by the Maryland Center for School Safety. Governor Hogan appropriated $1 million in funding for the program in Fiscal Year 2019, which has been awarded to 28 applicants in order to make improvements to

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Governor Larry Hogan

(Just Now) State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon announced that Maryland public schools will remain closed through April 24, as the state activates a continuity of learning plan for students. “With the challenges facing our state and our country, we have a responsibility to ensure the health and safety of our school communities and the

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(4 days ago) The task force, appointed by the former governor, included legislators, the state superintendent of schools, representatives of local school systems, local teachers, representatives of the teachers union, parents, students, and members of Maryland’s small business community. Following a year of research, hearings, and evaluating expert

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Governor Larry Hogan

(Just Now) To further bring much-needed accountability to our school systems, Governor Hogan has introduced the Community and Local Accountability for Struggling Schools Act of 2020 (CLASS Act), HB 347/SB 275. Based on a model developed by Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts, the CLASS Act will empower local communities to take charge of failing

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Governor Larry Hogan

(8 days ago) Governor Hogan’s FY 2020 budget includes historically high, record funding for K-12 education for the fifth consecutive year. The budget provides $6.9 billion for Maryland’s public schools, including funding above and beyond the levels required by state aid programs, with every school system in Maryland seeing increased investment by the state.

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(Just Now) Kids, we don’t expect that approval for maybe another two weeks later, but we’ve been working for three of four months to prepare the health department working with the state Board of Ed, and with all our local health departments and local county schools, they’ll be ready to offer a booster shot to every child who wants one.

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(7 days ago) Governor Hogan Statement on Education Funding. ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following statement: “Education is my top priority, which is why we have provided historically high funding five years in a row, created a lockbox to require an additional $4.4 billion investment into our schools, and proposed a $2 billion school construction investment—the largest in

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(5 days ago) P-TECH schools offer students an integrated six-year education program that combines high school, college, and workplace skills required for 21st-century jobs. Graduates from Maryland’s P-TECH schools can earn a high school diploma and a two-year postsecondary degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) from an accredited

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(8 days ago) To bolster school security efforts in the state, Governor Hogan announced that the administration would commit an additional $125 million to accelerate and enhance safety improvements in schools, including secure doors and windows, metal detectors, security cameras, panic buttons, and other capital improvements, as well as an additional $50

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Response to a Laboratory Confirmed Case of COVID-19 and

(8 days ago) d. Schools should have a plan to collaborate and coordinate with the local health department regarding school contact tracing procedures including determining the role of the school nurse, the school administrator, and the local health department; and e. The school system should develop communication templates for notification of

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Complete Safe Schools Fund Grant Application

(3 days ago) The Maryland Safe to Learn Act of 2018 (Ch. 30, Laws of Md, 2018) created a Safe Schools Fund. The purpose of the fund is to provide grants to local school systems to enhance school safety. The Subcabinet of the Maryland Center for School Safety administers the Safe Schools Fund and issues grants to local school systems.

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Governor Larry Hogan

(4 days ago) Frederick County Schools. Governor Hogan toured Waverly Elementary School and the Frederick County Career & Technology Center to observe Frederick County’s in-person learning model. After their tours, the governor and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon announced the return of fall sports in Maryland.

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(2 days ago) These schools may begin bringing back small groups of children into their buildings under the same capacity parameters as public school systems. As one of the first programs to reopen following extended school closures, Maryland’s nonpublic special education schools may provide a model for replication across the state during the recovery period.

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(3 days ago) Schools should provide written notification and next steps to all identified contacts. Schools should follow instructions from the local health department for all matters regarding quarantine, exclusion, and return to school for persons with a positive test for COVID-19 and those who had close contact. Guidance for outbreaks.

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Governor Larry Hogan

(5 days ago) ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today vetoed two bills that undermine critical oversight and accountability of Maryland public schools. The legislation, passed by the Maryland General Assembly and presented early to the governor, includes House Bill 1783, which would strip oversight over school construction funding from the state’s top

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(5 days ago) EDUCATION PATHWAYS IN TECHNOLOGY (P-TECH) SCHOOLS ACT OF 2016. BACKGROUND: The P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) education model, co-developed by IBM, is an innovative, nationally recognized approach that blends …

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(4 days ago) Safe Schools Act Of 2019. Legislation that creates the Safe Schools Maryland Program in the Maryland Center For School Safety, which will establish procedures for anonymous reporting of behaviors of concern involving one or more students. Expanding Economic And Tax Opportunities For Maryland Residents And Job Creators

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Governor Larry Hogan

(9 days ago) P-TECH schools offer students an integrated six-year education program that combines high school, college, and workplace skills required for 21st-century jobs. Graduates from Maryland’s P-TECH schools will earn their high school diploma and a two-year postsecondary degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) from an accredited

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Governor Larry Hogan

(2 days ago) Local departments of education will determine which high schools will become P-TECH schools, and each of those schools will receive $100,000 in grant funding from the state. The P-TECH education model, co-developed by IBM, is an innovative, nationally recognized approach that blends high school, college, and work experience in one.

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Governor Larry Hogan

(2 days ago) Currently, 47 charter schools operate in Maryland, with approximately 18,000 students enrolled. According to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Maryland has the fewest public charter schools of any state in the nation where charter schools are permitted. Full text of the legislation can be found here: HB486

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Ma r y l a n d K

(Just Now) The program will provide schools with the necessary tools and information to implement both rapid POC tests and PCR test specimen collections in schools with the goal of testing, at a minimum, symptomatic students and staff, as well as asymptomatic students and staff with confirmed COVID-19 exposure.

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Bills to be Signed by the Governor on April 18, 2017

(2 days ago) superintendent of schools to hold fire drills in each public school in accordance with the State Fire Prevention Code. EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2017 HB 1066 . Delegate Ebersole . EDUCATION – FIRE DRILL REQUIREMENTS – STATE FIRE PREVENTION CODE Requiring the State Superintendent of Schools to require each county

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Governor Larry Hogan

(1 days ago) Innovation Schools—Based on Massachusetts Model—Will Empower Local Communities, Create Greater Autonomy and Flexibility At the start of the 2020 legislative session, Governor Hogan will introduce the Community and Local Accountability for Struggling Schools (CLASS) Act to help quickly and effectively turn around persistently underperforming

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Summary of Changes – Revisions made November 13, 2020

(5 days ago) Schools should identify and choose the most feasible strategy to conduct these activities. If a school or school system chooses to have parents and staff conduct daily screenings at home, schools should send frequent reminders to do so. Parents/staff should be asked to

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Governor Larry Hogan

(3 days ago) School systems and law enforcement participating in this initiative will convene for the first-ever Handle With Care Summit on July 31 in Crownsville, Md., where they will share best practices and receive first-hand training on Adverse Childhood Experiences and trauma-informed approaches within schools.

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(2 days ago) However, the measures proposed still fall short, with no structural mechanisms to fix perpetually failing schools. “While it is encouraging that the legislature agreed to my proposal for an Inspector General to root out corruption and mismanagement, the bill still falls short of the accountability we need,” wrote the governor.

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