Education

The Number of Students Engaged With Distance Learning? Good Luck Trying to Figure It...

In late May, the state released data from a survey on how students in Maryland’s local school districts were engaging with distance learning since...

Educators Raise Concerns About State’s Revised Recovery Plan for Schools

As the academic year comes to a close, the state of Maryland has been working on plans for reopening schools for the upcoming year....

Hogan Lifts More Restrictions, Frets About Spread of Virus From Protests

Maryland restaurants can resume indoor dining starting this Friday, and residents can return to gyms and fitness venues, casinos, malls and arcades one week...

Poll Shows Teachers, Parents and Voters Share Distance Learning Concerns

A statewide poll shows that educators, parents and voters are universally concerned about distance learning.Since the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to close in mid-March,...

More Md. Universities Tentatively Planning to Reopen Their Campuses in the Fall

As a spring semester disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic comes to a close, Maryland universities are thinking about how to reopen their campuses to...

Lawmaker Presses State Education Dept. on Telehealth for Students

While school systems throughout Maryland rapidly transitioned to online and distance learning in mid-March, school-based health centers have not been able to shift to...

Opinion: My Failures as a White Teacher Confronting Racism in the Classroom

On May 30, the superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Dr. George Arlotto, released a statement addressing the killing of George Floyd and...
Education

Opinion: The Sad State of the Md. Department of Education

There is a looming fatal flaw in the Maryland State Department of Education recovery plan for public schools during the coronavirus crisis. It is...

Survey Shows Child Care Centers May Close Without Financial Support

More than half of child care providers in Maryland said that they may have to close their operations due to financial losses and restrictions...

Dr. Sharfstein: Pandemic Underscores Need to Improve Education for Disadvantaged Children

School-aged children are high on the list of Marylanders sacrificing for the greater good during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kept out of school for weeks,...