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Edwards says school opening decisions should be made locally

July 17th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Public school systems throughout Maryland are grappling with how to handle the new school year during the coronavirus pandemic. Many are urging caution, start dates are being pushed back and some form of virtual learning is being included in plans by multiple regional school systems. According to state guidelines, each school system has until August 14 to post its plans. Teachers and parents in Maryland are asking the state’s Department of Education to unite school districts behind a plan that would start the school year online, except in extreme cases. State Senator George Edwards, who represents Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties, said the decision to open or close schools should be made at the local, not the state level…

3 Responses to “Edwards says school opening decisions should be made locally”

  1. July 17, 2020 at 8:35 am, Goose said:

    A man with common sense! Unlike the man on the air now.


  2. July 17, 2020 at 9:24 am, mac said:

    The choice for parents should be the same one offered by the Archdiocese of Baltimore for Catholic school students. Send your child to school or distant learning for the school year.


    • July 17, 2020 at 10:21 am, Jay said:

      Harford CountyMD schools have announced that there will be remote learnng until January 22.


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