maryland schools

March 26, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Maryland Schools Update Social Distancing in the Classroom to 3 Feet

The State of Maryland announced Thursday that it will implement updated guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for social distancing in the classroom. The guidelines recommend that with universal masking, students in grades K-12 should maintain a minimum of three feet during in-person learning. “Every single Maryland student must have the […]

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February 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Debate Continues Over Post-Labor Day School Start

Gov. Larry Hogan held a press conference Thursday, pushing back against Maryland Senate Democrats, who started a debate on overturning the mandate that requires schools to begin the academic year after Labor Day. In 2017, Hogan’s executive order to start Maryland public schools after Labor Day went into effect. Since then, Montgomery County Board of […]

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January 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

photo of Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda

Number One in the Nation

The Maryland public school system was ranked number one in the nation for an unprecedented fifth consecutive year, according to an independent national report released January 10. Education Week, the nation’s leading education publication, looked at data in six critical categories over the past five years, and once again found that Maryland’s state education system […]

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