Maryland State Department of Education

September 27, 2015 | Staff Writer

Education Officials Visit Pre-K Program in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Education, the Maryland Department of Education and Montgomery County Public Schools visited the Pre-K Expansion Program at JoAnn Leleck Elementary School in Silver Spring. The program, currently serving 100 students in five schools, provides an enhanced educational program for children of income eligible families. Visit our PEG partner MCPS […]

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September 19, 2015 | Staff Writer

Maryland Finds MoCo Non-Compliant for School Funding, County Appeals (VIDEO)

The Maryland State Maintenance of Effort law requires local jurisdictions provide the same level of local funding per pupil year to year. Montgomery County was notified by the state that it was non-compliant with the Fiscal Year 2016 Maintenance of Effort Requirement. The county has appealed that ruling. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner […]

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June 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

Westland Middle School Parent Wins State Education Award (VIDEO)

Andrew Niebler, a parent volunteer at Westland Middle School in Bethesda, was named statewide winner of the eighth annual Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award, given by the Maryland State Department of Education. Niebler developed the Westland Cares program, designed to help students and families in need gain stability by providing goods and services to them. […]

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February 25, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo Governor Martin O'Malley

State Asking to Delay Teacher Principal Evaluations

Maryland is moving forward with new education initiatives to further strengthen teaching and learning statewide in the nation’s top school system – implementing higher standards, better assessments and new teacher and principal evaluation systems. To ensure these important new education initiatives are successful, the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) presented a plan to the […]

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