Back To School!

Maryland Schools Superintendent Karen Salmon welcomes the Governor, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, parents and students to Waugh Chapel Elementary on the first day of school!

Because Opportunity Belongs to Everyone

Strengthening Education in Maryland: Introducing our 2017-18 Report. Please take a few moments to review the work of the Maryland State Department of Education.

Empowering the Workforce of the Future

MSDE continues its new video series spotlighting our State's critical Career and Technology Education Programs. Each video features a student explaining why CTE is the right choice. In this video, Sierra Hixon, a junior at Wicomico County's Parkside High School, discusses her important experiences in horticultural services.

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Laila Mirza, Pre-Engineering

Laila Mirza, a Senior at Worcester Technical High School, talks about her choice of enrolling in Project Lead the Way's Pre-Engineering program.

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Current resources, news, an​d links to help parents, families, and caregivers support Maryland’s students in K-12.

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News, information, and links to resources and data to support school administrators throughout Maryland.

Partners, Advocates & Recognition portal

Learn about our private and public partnerships supporting high-performing teachers, parents, and administrators.

Related Education Websites

LearnMD - Learn Maryland Preparing World Class Students portal website link:  This link opens to a separate website and will take you away from the Maryland Public Schools website. 
A portal for educators, professional development and instructional learning

School Improvement in Maryland website link:  This link opens to a separate website and will take you away from the Maryland Public Schools website
Assessment and performance data, school improvement information, and more

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For more information on human trafficking in Maryland click here.