Superintendent Karen Salmon

July 2, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Choudhury Officially Begins Tenure as New State Superintendent of Schools

Mohammed Choudhury was welcomed by the Maryland State Department of Education on Friday as he officially began his role as Maryland State Superintendent of Schools. It's State Superintendent Mohammed Choudhury's first day on the job. Join us in welcoming him to MSDE! #MarylandEducation #StrongStart #First100Days #EveryStudent @moh_choudhury — MdPublicSchools (@MdPublicSchools) July 1, 2021 Following […]

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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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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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September 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Seeking Clarity Over Minimum Hour Requirement for Direct Teacher Instruction

Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) virtual learning guidelines may or may not fall within the number of hours of teacher-led learning that the Maryland State Board of Education (BOE) called for at its meeting Tuesday morning. It all comes down to how the average number of hours are calculated. The state BOE agreed Sept. 1 […]

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