Maryland Public Schools

March 15, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Summer Break Could End Early for Maryland Public School Students This Year

Summer break could end early for Maryland public school students this year if legislation moved by the General Assembly on Wednesday is passed to begin the school year before Labor Day. Governor Larry Hogan’s 2016 order for public schools to begin their academic year after Labor Day is now threatened. He believes that his order […]

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September 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept.1, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Mosquito Control Program is scheduled to do a truck-mounted mosquito control spraying tonight in the Strawberry Knolls area of Gaithersburg. 2. The Maryland State Police Department announced that troopers plan to set up a sobriety checkpoint […]

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August 31, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Governor Hogan Signs Executive Order to Start Public Schools After Labor Day (VIDEOS)

UPDATED At a news conference in Ocean City today, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that he was signing an executive order that will require Maryland public schools to start classes after Labor Day beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. Hogan was joined by Comptroller Peter Franchot, who has been an active advocate of a later […]

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August 31, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County: 1.  Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot are scheduled to make a “major announcement” about the state public school calendar today. 2. It’s International Overdose Awareness Day. A Ceremony of Remembrance will be held at Justice Plaza at Montgomery […]

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