Maryland Board of Education

August 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Board of Education Tables Discussion About Live Instruction Requirement Until Sept. 1

The Maryland State Board of Education is tabling a discussion about live instruction requirements for the fall semester until Sept. 1, one day after the first day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS).  On Monday, Maryland State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon recommended that the board approve a requirement that schools offer an average […]

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June 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Mayoría de Estudiantes Arrestados de MCPS son Afroamericanos Seguidos por los Hispanos

Cuarenta y cinco por ciento de los estudiantes de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) arrestados en las instalaciones escolares durante el año escolar 2018-2019 eran afroamericanos, aunque representan aproximadamente una quinta parte del cuerpo estudiantil. Según un informe del Departamento de Educación del Estado de Maryland, 163 estudiantes del condado de Montgomery […]

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June 25, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Almost Half of MCPS Students Arrested Were African Americans

Forty-five percent of the Montgomery County Public School students arrested on school premises during the 2018-2019 school year were African Americans although they make up about a fifth of the student body. According to a report by the Maryland State Department of Education, 163 Montgomery County students were arrested during that time. Of that total, […]

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April 14, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

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Seniors Will Not Have to Take Assessment Tests to Graduate This Year

The Maryland Board of Education voted unanimously this afternoon to waive some high school graduation requirements for seniors in an effort to take some of the burden off them in light of the school closures due to the pandemic. Seniors will still need a minimum of 21 credits to graduate. However, they will not be […]

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