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Maryland State Department of Education’s Plan for ARP

2 days ago · The ARP ESSER required State and Local School Systems to incorporate wide-ranging community input in the development of strategic plans for supporting students, schools, and school communities most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Actived: 6 days ago

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Maryland Students Return to Full, In-Person Learning for

(9 days ago) As Maryland public school systems open for the 2021-2022 school year, the majority of the State’s more than 882,500 students are returning to full-time, in-person instruction for the first time in 18 months. Emphasizing the safe opening of schools with layered public health strategies in place, State Superintendent of Schools Mohammed

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MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WELCOMES …

(8 days ago) BALTIMORE, MD (July 1, 2021) – Today, Mr. Mohammed Choudhury officially assumed the office of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, responsible for leading the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and the State’s education policy through the implementation of the Blueprint for Education and emergence from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Governor Hogan Declares Oct. 4-8 Maryland Homegrown School

(4 days ago) Our schools provide expansive agricultural education opportunities, including growing school gardens, hosting local foods taste testing, and partnering with local farmers,” said State Superintendent of Schools Mohammed Choudury. “Homegrown School Lunch Week is a celebration of the commitment and dedication of Maryland schools and school

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Maryland State Department of Education Awarded 2021 Farm

(4 days ago) The grant will prioritize schools located in Opportunity Zones with 40% or more of students eligible to receive free and reduced meals. The awarded project, A Roadmap to Farm to School Sustainability , will engage Farm to School stakeholders in a collaborative approach for resource preservation planning, and will provide agricultural education

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Maryland Students Return to Full, In-Person Learning for

(2 days ago) schools I have visited across the state. It is time for children, families, and teachers to reconnect in an environment designed for learning, and get on track for a successful school year.” “Our goal at MSDE is to ensure schools are safe and remain open,” said State Superintendent of Schools Mohammed Choudhury.

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Maryland State Department of Education Builds New

(7 days ago) With more than 18 years of service with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), he has most recently served as the Director of Employee Retiree Services administering payroll, benefit, retirement, and other personnel services to over 24,000 employees and 14,000 retirees. Krishna graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics/Mathematics and a

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MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ANNOUNCES …

(8 days ago) schools and students recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding, allocated through the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act, provides grant awards directly to local school systems and the SEED School to assist in reopening classrooms, assess and address

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MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION …

(2 days ago) Allegany County Public Schools Nicholas Amick, Allegany High School, English, Grade 9. Anne Arundel County Public Schools Jing Dai, Meade High School, Chinese, Grades 9-12. Baltimore City Public Schools Sidney Thomas, Holabird Academy, Social Studies, Grades 7-8. Baltimore County Public Schools

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Maryland State Board of Education Meeting Focuses on

(9 days ago) Schools Can Open Safely According to Leading Health Experts BALTIMORE, MD (December 8, 2020) – At today’s meeting of the Maryland State Board of Education, the State’s education leaders continued to focus on school year 20-21 priorities in the pandemic environment, and the return to in-person instruction.

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Maryland Center for School Safety

(1 days ago) Weeks before the 2021-2022 school year officially begins, members of a select group of twenty-five student leaders from across Maryland are already planning how to make the most of the year ahead while ensuring that Maryland’s K-12 schools remain as safe and supportive of student success as possible.

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New Maryland Report Card Provides Insight on School and

(3 days ago) Schools receive points based on their results on the performance indicators. Educators and parents will be able to view a brief summary of performance by looking at a school’s Star Rating, which tallies the school’s total earned points percent and issues a rating from 1 to 5 stars; the Percentile Rank, which is how a school performed in

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MD’s Race To The Top Continues

(1 days ago) Schools across the state implemented Maryland’s College and Career-Ready Standards in 2013-14 after three years of professional development involving more than 7,000 educators. New PARCC state assessments aligned to the more rigorous standards were piloted in nearly all Maryland schools last school year, and will be fully implemented in

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State Superintendent of Schools Continues to Encourage

(1 days ago) COVID-19 Guidance for Maryland Schools; Education officials stressed that virtual learning cannot fully replace in-person instruction, especially for low-income, special-Education students, as well as those vulnerable to abuse. To date, 19 school systems have opened schools for small group instruction or the start of hybrid instruction.

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National Center On Inclusive Education Selects Maryland As

(3 days ago) Program Improves Access to Education for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities. BALTIMORE – Through a competitive process Maryland has been selected as the first national technical assistance site by the TIES Center, a National Technical Assistance Center on Inclusive Practices and Policies in schools and district educational systems.The TIES Center, or TIES, (Increasing Time

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New Masking Requirement Effective Immediately for All

(8 days ago) “Masking inside schools helps protect our students, teachers and school staff as we continue to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic,” said State Superintendent of Schools Mohammed Choudhury. “It is critical that all school systems follow this emergency law, and immediately implement face covering requirements as one of several

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MSDE CONTINUES TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT FOR …

(6 days ago) This program is an additional tool to support COVID-19 safety measures in schools that are already open, or plan to reopen in March 2021 for the remainder of the school year. Dashboard : MSDE, in conjunction with the State Board of Education, developed a COVID dashboard, which houses a number of performance metrics from the first term of the

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Maryland Energy Administration

(9 days ago) Both schools feature geothermal wells that go down 400 feet and help with heating and air conditioning. Every classroom has a heat pump attached to the geothermal system, for better local control. CO 2 monitoring is done via a centralized system and provides demand control ventilation.

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Five Maryland Schools Are Among “America’s Healthiest Schools”

(1 days ago) Schools earning the designation have achieved a rigorous set of criteria related to nutrition and physical activity. Each meets or exceeds federal nutrition standards for school meals and snacks, offers breakfast to students daily, implements school wellness policies, and …

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Environmental Education in Maryland Public Schools

(9 days ago) schools; t Ensures that non-formal environmental education providers, state natural resource agencies, community organizations, and other partners are involved appropriately and effectively in environmental education activities in schools; and t Serves as a necessary component of a comprehensive state environmental education program.

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Nearly 500 Maryland Schools To Share $6.9 Million For

(5 days ago) For Immediate Release Contact: William Reinhard, 410-767-0486 Carol Fettweis, 410-767-0207 . The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has awarded $6.9 million in state funds to 481 selected schools to participate in the Maryland Meals for Achievement Program (MMFA).

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Maryland State Department of Education Awards Over $4

(3 days ago) Selected schools provide students with a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, at no charge. The FFVP teaches students that fresh produce can be a healthy and delicious snack. Additionally, the Program provides an opportunity for teachers and school administrators to provide experiential nutrition education.

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Six Maryland Public Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools

(4 days ago) Now in its 38th year, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has recognized the performance of more than 9,000 schools with some schools winning multiple awards. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools Awards Ceremony will be held virtually November 12 and 13, celebrating 317 public and 50 non-public school honorees.

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MARYLAND GREEN SCHOOL PROGRAM GROWS TO 656 SCHOOLS

(2 days ago) Certified Green Schools Conserve Energy and Water, Reduce Waste and Protect Environmental Resources. BALTIMORE – The Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) announced the 2019-20 Maryland Green School designees, which grows the Maryland Green School Program to 656 schools strong.

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Maryland State Department of Education Awards Over $3.8

(5 days ago) 155 Elementary Schools Participate in Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program BALTIMORE (October 23, 2020) – The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has awarded $3,865,000 in federal funds to 155 Maryland elementary schools to help children build lifelong healthy eating habits.

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Maryland Center for School Safety » Letter of Opposition

(Just Now) The School Safety Subcabinet serves as the governing board of MCSS, and the Subcabinet approves Safe Schools Fund grants and has regulatory authority pursuant to Md. Code, Educ. Art. §7-1503(g)(12). Thank you again for taking the time to consider the information shared above, and we respectfully request that the committee give House Bill 1089

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Maryland Honors Seventeen Schools For Gifted and Talented

(8 days ago) Seventeen schools will be awarded with the designation of EGATE Schools, and 115 individual awards will be presented to students, teachers, local school and school system administrators, and university professors from across the state. Awards also will be given to winners of the Maryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education’s Student

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Contact the Maryland State Department of Education

(3 days ago) Business Phone: Cell Phone: Email: *. Role: *. Administrator Community Member School System Employee Educator Family Legislator/Elected Official School/Governing Board Member Student Superintendent Teacher Candidate Vendor. Organization, if Applicable: Title, if Applicable:

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Eight Maryland Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools

(9 days ago) Eight Maryland Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools. September 27, 2019. BALTIMORE — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has recognized eight Maryland schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

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Maryland Honors 10 Schools for Gifted and Talented Programs

(1 days ago) Schools Will Receive Awards in February. BALTIMORE — Maryland will honor ten schools next month with the Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education (EGATE) School award, which recognizes top elementary, middle, and high school programs.

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Maryland Center for School Safety

(8 days ago) Barbara Burnopp is the Senior Executive Director of Administrative Services for Baltimore County Public School (BCPS), the twenty-fifth largest school system in the nation and third largest in Maryland. BCPS serves 111,000 students in 175 schools, centers, and programs with a budget of $1.84 billion and a workforce of 16,000 employees

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Dr. Karen Salmon Named Next Maryland State Superintendent

(8 days ago) Salmon became Assistant Superintendent of the Talbot County schools in 1997 and Superintendent in 2003. Named the Maryland Superintendent of the Year in 2012, Dr. Salmon is the recipient of numerous awards and honors throughout her educational career. Dr. Salmon holds a Ph.D. in Special Education/Administration from the University of Maryland

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Six Maryland Public Schools Named 2019-2020 State Blue

(2 days ago) Program Spotlights High Achievement. BALTIMORE – Six Maryland public schools today were selected as 2019-2020 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools.All six were honored as Exemplary High Performing Schools, which places them in at least the top 15 percent of all schools in Maryland based on state assessment scores in math and English language arts (ELA).

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State Superintendent To Visit Cecil County Schools For

(Just Now) Three Schools On Agenda For Immediate Release Contact: Bill Reinhard, 410-767-0486 Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian M. Lowery will be visiting three Cecil County schools tomorrow morning as part of her American Education Week celebration.

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Individuals, Teams, Schools Honored for Commitment to Safety

(Just Now) • Duane Williams, Carroll County Public Schools • F. Michael Wyant, St. Mary’s County Public Schools • Steve Ganley, Washington County Public Schools • H. Stephen Price, Worcester County Public Schools. Private Schools • Bradd Atkinson, Roland Park Country School • Lee-Nadine Oppenheim, Ivymount School

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All Six Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools Awarded National Blue

(8 days ago) The schools are recognized on the basis of rigorous State and national requirements for high achievement and significant improvement. The students in each of these schools are high achievers in reading and mathematics, and many serve a significant number of economically disadvantaged students. Maryland awarded the six public schools State Blue

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Six Maryland Public Schools Named 2018-19 State Blue

(Just Now) The schools will be invited by the U.S. Department of Education to apply to be National Blue Ribbon Schools. With underwriting and gift sponsors, each school will receive a Maryland Blue Ribbon Flag, a monetary prize, $1000 in office supplies, interactive technology equipment, and a …

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BULLYING HARASSMENT OR INTIMIDATION IN MARYLAND …

(6 days ago) Superintendent of Schools on or before July 1, 2009. The law also kept all requirements of the Safe Schools Reporting Act of 2005 while expanding the definition of bullying, harassment, or intimidation and adding a definition for an electronic communication. This report describes the process used by MSDE to carry out the mandates of this law.

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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Accountability in Education

(2 days ago) Overall per-pupil spending in Baltimore City schools is the fourth highest in the nation, and they spend the most on administrative costs in America. Baltimore City spent just 10 percent of the city’s general fund on schools in FY 2017, whereas other jurisdictions in …

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Schools Begin Opening For The 2016-2017 Academic Year

(5 days ago) Schools this fall begin the fourth full year of implementation of the stronger academic standards designed to better prepare students for both college and career. “Our goal is to provide students with a foundation for what lies ahead, be it college or career,” said Dr. Karen B. Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools.

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Schools are Ready to Open for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

(9 days ago) Other new schools are scheduled to open in Baltimore, Howard, and Montgomery Counties. o Thirteen replacement schools will also open their doors this coming school year. Allegany, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Cecil, Frederick and Wicomico Counties, as well as Baltimore City all have replacement schools welcoming students in the next few weeks.

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Maryland Center for School Safety » Maryland SRO FAQs

(2 days ago) An SRO is a sworn law enforcement officer, as defined under § 3–101 (e) of the Public Safety Article, who has been assigned to a school or schools in accordance with a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the local law enforcement agency and the local school system. SROs, by definition, include members of the Baltimore City school police.

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Schools are Ready to Open for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

(9 days ago) Charter Schools Hold Steady. There are no new charter schools scheduled to open this fall, but enrollment is on the rise. There are 49 charter schools in Maryland — 33 in Baltimore City, 10 in Prince George’s County, three in Frederick County, two in …

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Six Maryland Public Schools Receive 2016 National Blue Ribbons

(4 days ago) The National Blue Ribbon Schools flag gracing a school’s building is a widely recognized symbol of exemplary teaching and learning. National Blue Ribbon Schools are an inspiration and a model for schools still striving for excellence. Maryland announced its nominees as State Blue Ribbon winners last December.

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Maryland Center for School Safety » Responding to COVID-19

(4 days ago) Before the COVID-19 pandemic, there was already a vaping and substance abuse crisis in America’s schools. That crisis is far from over. Once the pandemic arrived on America’s soil, the role e-cigarette usage played in expression of COVID-19 illness was …

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In-Classroom Breakfast Program Adds 32 Schools for 2019

(4 days ago) Of the 522 schools selected for MMFA, 32 schools are additional for school year 2019-2020. The MMFA funds supplement the federal reimbursement that school districts receive through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s School Breakfast Program. For school year 2019-2020, more than 275,500 students across Maryland will benefit from free, in

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