Public school enrollment decreases during pandemic

As public schools in Maryland and across the country saw a decline in enrollment due to the COVID-19 pandemic, homeschooling and private school enrollment rates increased as parents grew dissatisfied with virtual instruction and, later on, mask and potential vaccine mandates.

New Program Offers Free Meals, Cuts Hunger in Maryland Schools

Baltimore City joins list of school systems in Maryland offering free breakfasts and lunches to all students in public schools, regardless of income.