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.
Maryland schools are often touted as some of the best in the country, but beneath the surface, it is becoming increasingly difficult to retain experienced teachers during the first few years into the profession despite receiving relatively high pay among teachers nationwide.
BALTIMORE – Maryland State Department of Education releases the results of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today, and the scores are disappointing.
Students in a Law and Public Policy Magnet program at Towson High School presented a new approach to combating heroin and opioid addiction, which led to the launch of a statewide campaign on Thursday.
Local schools have struggled to remain autonomous with binding regulations coming from the state and federal education departments.
The General Assembly passed a bill Friday that would expand prekindergarten in Maryland to an additional 1,600 students.
While Common Core may a controversial topic for lawmakers and parents, most students, especially those with rigorous schedules, do not notice the new standards.