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State School Board Holds Teleconference Meeting on Remaining School Year

April 15th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

A special meeting of the Maryland State Board of Education was held Tuesday morning to discuss a number of issues impacting the system as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting was conducted entirely via teleconference. Board member Justin Hartings of Washington County detailed how the mandated 180 day school year is being addressed…

Another topic on the table centered on the concept of using a simple pass/fail system in determining whether or not students are advanced to the next grade level. State Superintendent Karen Salmon said that although those decisions will be left to the local school systems- she would anticipate a uniform approach ultimately being taken…

2 Responses to “State School Board Holds Teleconference Meeting on Remaining School Year”

  1. April 15, 2020 at 6:52 am, Ken said:

    So, local school system can make the decision as long as we all agree to what the State Superintendent wants?

    Did I understand that correctly?


  2. April 15, 2020 at 8:24 am, Dolores Garcia said:

    I do not agree with this at all. So we make the kids pay & possibly fail because of all this. Send them to school during the summer so they can pass!


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