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Media Alert: MACo Session To Look At Advances In Maryland's Education System

For Immediate Release                                                 Contact: Bill Reinhard, 410-767-0486

Ocean City (August 14, 2014)

Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian M. Lowery will discuss the State school system’s transition to higher standards and better assessments as part of a panel discussion at this weekend’s Maryland Association of Counties Summer Conference. 

Dr. Lowery will detail Maryland’s College and Career Ready Standards, implementation of the new PARCC state assessments, and describe how the Maryland State Department of Education is supporting educators and students during the upcoming school year and beyond.

WHO:  State Superintendent Lillian M. Lowery
            Maryland PTA President Ray Leone
            Maryland State Education Association President Betty Weller
            Moderator: Hon. John Bohanon, Maryland House of Delegates

WHAT: MACo General Session: Maryland’s Education System

WHEN: 9:30-11 a.m.
             Saturday, August 16

WHERE: Roland Powell Convention Center
               Room 201/202
               4001 Coastal Highway
               Ocean City, MD  21842
               (410) 289-2800

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