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Maryland State Board and Department of Education Recognize 2023-2024 Teachers of the Year

May 23, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT:Jena Frick, 410-767-0503jena.frick@maryland.gov Maryland State Board and Department of EducationRecognize 2023-2024 Teachers of the Year 24 Teachers of the Year Selected by Their Respective Local Education Agencies;Distinguished Cohort Represents All Grade Levels BALTIMORE, MD (May 23, 2023) – The Maryland State Board of Education and State Superintendent of Schools Mohammed Choudhury joined the newly selected 2023-2024 Teachers of the Year ...
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Maryland State Board of Education to Hold Public Meeting on May 23, 2023

May 22, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT:Jena Frick, 410-767-0503 jena.frick@maryland.gov    Maryland State Board of Education to Hold PublicMeeting on May 23, 2023 Local Teachers of the Year Honorees to be Recognized; Update on Blueprint’s College & Career Readiness Standard Study; and a Deep Dive on the Division of Rehabilitation Services BALTIMORE (May 22, 2023) – The Maryland State Board of Education will meet at 9 a.m. on ...
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Maryland State Board of Education to Host Special Meeting on May 18, 2023

May 16, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT:Jena Frick, 410-767-0503 jena.frick@maryland.gov  Maryland State Board of Education to HostSpecial Meeting on May 18, 2023 BALTIMORE (May 16, 2023) – The Maryland State Board of Education will meet on Thursday, May 18, at the Maritime Conference Center, 692 Maritime Blvd., Linthicum Heights, MD 21090. The public can attend or stream the opening remarks of the meeting beginning at 9 a.m. The ...
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2023 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Honorees from Maryland Announced

April 21, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT:Jena Frick, 410-767-0503jena.frick@maryland.gov PROGRAM CONTACT:Dr. Deann Collins, 410-767-0651deann.collins@maryland.gov 2023 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Honorees from Maryland Announced Award Honors Schools, Districts, and Postsecondary Institutions for Reducing Environmental Impact and Costs, Improving Health and Wellness, Offering Effective Sustainability Education BALTIMORE (April 21, 2023) – The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) congratulates the Maryland 2023 U.S. Department of Education ...
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Maryland State Board of Education to Hold Public Meeting on April 25, 2023

April 21, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT:Jena Frick, 410-767-0503 jena.frick@maryland.gov  Maryland State Board of Education to Hold Public Meetingon April 25, 2023 Update on Blueprint for Maryland’s Future College & Career Readiness StandardStudy and Milken Educator Award Winners to be Recognized BALTIMORE (April 21, 2023) – The Maryland State Board of Education will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25, at the Maryland State Department of ...
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MSDE to Host a Convocation for Students in the Achieving Academic Equity and Excellence for Black Boys Initiative

April 13, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT: Jena Frick, 410-767-0503  jena.frick@maryland.gov    PROGRAM CONTACT: Dr. Sylvia Lawson, 410-767-0463  Sylvia.lawson@maryland.gov  MSDE to Host a Convocation for Students in the Achieving Academic Equity and Excellence for Black Boys Initiative The Pilot Initiative Focuses on Improving Education Experiences and CreatingPositive Outcomes for Black Male Students Across Maryland BALTIMORE (April 13, 2023) – The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and the Achieving Academic Equity ...
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MSDE Awards More Than $23 Million to Lay the Groundwork to Bolster and Expand Maryland’s Early Childhood Education and Childcare Communities

April 12, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT: Jena Frick, 410-767-0503 jena.frick@maryland.gov PROGRAM CONTACT: Dr. Shayna Cook, 410-767-0342 shayna.cook@maryland.gov MSDE Awards More Than $23 Million to Lay the Groundwork to Bolster and Expand Maryland’s Early Childhood Educationand Childcare Communities 23 Programs Awarded Funding Through Maryland Rebuilds Grant Program to Address the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Childcare, Early Childhood Education, and School Readiness BALTIMORE (April 12, 2023) – The Maryland State ...
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Maryland State Board of Education to Hold Public Meeting on March 28, 2023

March 24, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT:Jena Frick, 410-767-0503jena.frick@maryland.gov Maryland State Board of Education to Hold Public Meetingon March 28, 2023 Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Bill, Concentration of Poverty Funding, Blueprint Implementation Plans, and Maryland Leads Among the Topics to be Discussed BALTIMORE (March 24, 2023) – The Maryland State Board of Education will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 28, at the Maryland State ...
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MSDE Releases First Maryland School Report Card Since the Pandemic, Providing A Baseline for School Improvement and Student Success

March 9, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT: Jena Frick, 410-767-0503 jena.frick@maryland.gov  MSDE Releases First Maryland School Report Card Since the Pandemic, Providing A Baseline for School Improvement and Student Success Data Shows More Than 75% of Schools Earn 3, 4, or 5Star Ratings Based on Several Factors Including Achievement, Progress, and School Survey BALTIMORE (March 9, 2023) – The 2022 Maryland School Report Card will be released on ...
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Summer Food Service Program For Maryland Children and Teens Seeks New Meal Locations

March 2, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PROGRAM CONTACT: Sara Brandt, 410-767-0201 sara.brandt@maryland.gov MEDIA CONTACT: Jena Frick, 410-767-0503 jena.frick@maryland.gov  Summer Food Service Program For Maryland Children and Teens Seeks New Meal Locations MSDE Strives to Build upon Program’s Success by Adding New Meal Sites in 2023 BALTIMORE, MD (March 2, 2023) – The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) is seeking public and private non-profit organizations to serve as meal sites for ...
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Maryland State Department of Education Announces New Competitive Grant Program to Reduce Overidentification in Special Education (ROSE) in Maryland Schools

March 1, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT:Jena Frick, 410-767-0503 jena.frick@maryland.gov  PROGRAM CONTACT:Justin Dayhoff, 410-767-0439 justin.dayhoff@maryland.gov  Maryland State Department of Education Announces New Competitive Grant Program to Reduce Overidentification in Special Education (ROSE) in Maryland Schools MSDE to Award Up to Three $1 Million Grants to Local Education Agencies to Reduce Special Education Overidentification of Historically Underserved Students BALTIMORE (March 1, 2023) – The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) ...
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Maryland State Department of Education Provides Graduation Rates from School Year 2021-2022

February 28, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT: Jena Frick, 410-767-0503 jena.frick@maryland.gov  Maryland State Department of Education Provides Graduation Rates from School Year 2021-2022 Graduation Rates for Maryland Students Remain High Despite COVID-19 Disruption BALTIMORE (February 28, 2023) – The percentage of Maryland students receiving a high school diploma in four years remains consistently high, according to data released today by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). The ...
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Maryland State Board of Education and Maryland State Department of Education Release Phase 2 of the Strategic Plan and Engagement Report

February 28, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT:Jena Frick, 410-767-0486 jena.frick@maryland.gov  Maryland State Board of Education and Maryland StateDepartment of Education Release Phase 2 of theStrategic Plan and Engagement Report Stakeholder Engagement Defines and Guides Education Transformation and Implementation of Multiyear Strategic Plan BALTIMORE, MD (February 28, 2023) – Committed to providing a world class educational experience for every student in Maryland, the Maryland State Board of Education ...
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Maryland State Board of Education Hosts Meeting Tuesday, February 28

February 27, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Sylvia Lawson, 410-767-0463sylvia.lawson@maryland.gov Maryland State Board of Education Hosts MeetingTuesday, February 28 State Board and MSDE Present Phase 2 of the Strategic Plan Release;Meeting Also Features Preliminary Updates on the Maryland School Report Cardand Maryland Graduation Rates; Review of FY24 Proposed Education Funding; and Data Deep Dive on Students with Disabilities, Part 2 BALTIMORE, MD (February 27, 2023) – The ...
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Maryland State Department of Education Provides Update to Statewide Spring 2022 Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP) Results

January 24, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Sylvia Lawson, 410-767-0463 sylvia.lawson@maryland.gov Maryland State Department of Education Provides Update toStatewide Spring 2022 Maryland ComprehensiveAssessment Program (MCAP) Results Maryland Students Return to Pre-Pandemic Performance on English Language Arts (ELA) Assessments; Maryland Students Continue Performing Below Proficient in Mathematics with Many Students Performing Just Below Proficiency.  BALTIMORE, MD (January 24, 2023) – Today at the January Board meeting, the Maryland State Department of ...
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Maryland State Board of Education Hosts Meeting Tuesday, January 24

January 23, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   CONTACT: Sylvia Lawson, 410-767-0463 sylvia.lawson@maryland.gov Maryland State Board of Education Hosts Meeting Tuesday, January 24 State Board Recognizes 2023 Maryland Teacher of the Year Berol Dewdney; Meeting Also Features Review of MCAP 2022 Results, Part 2; Accountability and Maryland School Report Card Update; Regulation Deep Dive on Educator Preparation and Licensure Updates; and Data Deep Dive on Students with Disabilities, Part 2 BALTIMORE, ...
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Joint Statement from the State Board of Education and Accountability and Implementation Board (AIB)

December 17, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT:Sylvia A. Lawson, 410-767-0463sylvia.lawson@maryland.gov Joint Statement from the State Board of Education and Accountability and Implementation Board (AIB) Both Boards Look Forward to Continued Collaboration and Partnershipto Implement the Blueprint BALTIMORE, MD (December 17, 2022) – The Maryland State Board of Education (MSBE) and the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Accountability and Implementation Board (AIB) met in joint session yesterday in ...
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Maryland State Board of Education and Accountability and Implementation Board (AIB) Will Hold Their First Joint Meeting

December 14, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT: Sylvia Lawson, 410-767-0463sylvia.lawson@maryland.gov Maryland State Board of Education andAccountability and Implementation Board (AIB)Will Hold Their First Joint Meeting Meeting Agenda Includes Review of the Blueprint’s First Four Pillars BALTIMORE, MD (December 14, 2022) – The Maryland State Board of Education and AIB will hold their first joint meeting on Friday, December 16, 2022, beginning at 10 a.m. The livestreamed ...
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Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Announces Innovative New Grant Program – Maryland Works – That Will Accelerate Industry-Aligned Youth Apprenticeship Programs

December 13, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  MEDIA CONTACT:  Lora Rakowski, 410-767-0486lora.rakowski@maryland.gov PROGRAM CONTACT:Justin Dayhoff, 410-767-0439justin.dayhoff@maryland.gov Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Announces Innovative New Grant Program – Maryland Works – That Will Accelerate Industry-Aligned Youth Apprenticeship Programs MSDE to Award up to $12 million to Local Education Agencies and Partnering Organizations for Apprenticeship Infrastructure Investments BALTIMORE, MD (December 13, 2022) – The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) ...
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Maryland State Department of Education Releases Preliminary Statewide Spring 2022 Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP) Assessment Data

December 6, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Sylvia Lawson, 410-767-0463sylvia.lawson@maryland.gov Maryland State Department of Education ReleasesPreliminary Statewide Spring 2022 Maryland ComprehensiveAssessment Program (MCAP) Assessment Data Preliminary Statewide English Language Arts Assessment Results Signifya Return to Pre-Pandemic Proficiency for Several Grade Levels;Mathematics Results Improve from Early Fall 2021 AssessmentBut Remain Below Pre-Pandemic Performance Outcomes BALTIMORE, MD (December 6, 2022) – Today the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) released ...
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