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January 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan Insta a las Escuelas a Ofrecer Aprendizaje en Persona antes del 1 de Marzo

El gobernador Larry Hogan instó el jueves a todos los distritos escolares de Maryland a ofrecer algún tipo de instrucción en el aula antes del 1 de marzo. El llamado de Hogan se produce días después de que el presidente Joe Biden lanzara un plan destinado a reabrir la mayoría de las escuelas K-8 en […]

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January 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Urges Maryland Schools to Offer In-Person Learning by March 1

Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday urged all school districts in Maryland to offer some form of classroom instruction by March 1. Hogan’s urging comes days after President Joe Biden released a plan aiming to reopen most K-8 schools his first 100 days in office. Hogan said that since August the state has authorized all school […]

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January 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Gov. Hogan to Hold 2:30 P.M. Press Briefing with State Superintendent

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a media briefing Thursday at 2:30 p.m. with Maryland Public Schools State Superintendent Karen Salmon. Watch here: Hogan’s address will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. I’ll hold a press conference today at 2:30 p.m. with @MdPublicSchools Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon. Watch live here on Twitter, Facebook, or […]

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December 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

School Employees Should be Prioritized for Vaccine, Superintendents Say

Maryland Schools Superintendent Karen Salmon and Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith said Tuesday they would like to see education employees be some of the first people to receive the coronavirus vaccine. The FDA approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday and Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press briefing Tuesday that every Maryland hospital […]

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November 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘A Clearly Deteriorated Relationship’: Councilmembers Exasperated by Communication from State

Montgomery County councilmembers were upset after learning that State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon rejected a waiver request from the county asking to continue relaxed teacher-child ratios in early childcare facilities. In a letter, County Executive Marc Elrich requested that Salmon let the county maintain the teacher-child ratio in classrooms with three and four-year-olds, at 1:14 […]

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October 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: Nursing Home Indoor Visiting Allowed; Childcare Can Operate Full Capacity

Gov. Larry Hogan announced during a news conference Thursday that Maryland has reached a new milestone since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. For the first time since March 28, Hogan said Maryland is reporting zero coronavirus deaths. Nursing Home Indoor Visiting Now Allowed As Maryland is in its third recovery phase—but Montgomery County is […]

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August 3, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan: ‘Totalmente en Desacuerdo’ Respecto al Cierre de las Escuelas Privadas

El gobernador de Maryland Larry Hogan escribió el sábado en su cuenta de Twitter que “está totalmente en desacuerdo con la decisión del condado de Montgomery de ordenar el cierre de escuelas privadas y parroquiales”. El anuncio se produce después de que el Dr. Travis Gayles, Oficial de Salud del Condado de Montgomery, emitiera una […]

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August 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

‘I Strongly Disagree’: Hogan on Montgomery County Directing Private Schools to Stay Closed

Gov. Larry Hogan took to Twitter Saturday to announce that he “strongly disagree[s] with Montgomery County’s decision to mandate the closure of private and parochial schools.” The announcement comes after Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles issued a directive Friday, ordering private and independent schools to remain closed through Oct. 1. (The county will […]

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July 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

State Will Assist, But Not Dictate, When Students Can Return To Classroom

State Superintendent of schools Karen Salmon announced July 22 that local school districts have the power to decide whether to begin school virtually, in classrooms or a combination of the two. Montgomery County School District Superintendent Jack Smith announced July 21 that for at least the first semester, schools will operate virtually here. When students […]

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July 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS to Provide Virtual-Only Instruction Through January 29; Fall, Winter Sports Canceled

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith announced in a letter Tuesday that MCPS will provide virtual-only instruction for its first semester, which concludes on Jan. 21, 2021. “This decision includes the cancellation of all fall and winter sports,” Smith said. Smith said the decision was made following the guidance of Montgomery County […]

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