Press Releases/Media Alerts

2013 - 2014

Press Releases/Media Alerts - Index by Date
date Press Releases / Media Alerts
April 2014  
April 9 Top Teachers, Promising Education Students Join In Unique Mentoring Day
April 8 Education Maintains Strong Support In 2014 Session
April 7 Recruitment: Candidates Sought For Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners
April 4 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
April 1 State Superintendent to Discuss New Standards, Achievement Gap
   
March 2014  
March 27 Public Meeting: Notice for the April 16, 2014 meeting of the Commission on Special Education Access and Equity
March 27 Two Maryland Schools Nominated For National Green Ribbon Honor
March 26 St. Mary's County School Receives National School Health Award
March 26 Student Leaders to Test The New PARCC Assessment
March 25 State Board Sets Process for School Calendar Waivers
March 25 Maryland Kindergarten Readiness Takes Another Step Forward
March 21 PARCC Field Test Begins On Monday
March 21 Maryland State Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, March 25
March 21 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
March 19 Maryland Continues To Make Strides With Race To The Top
March 18 Master Teacher Focus Group Set For Baltimore County
March 14 Public Notice And Comment: Comments Period Opens For Waiver Of ESEA Section 1113(A)(3)-(4) And(C)(1) That Requires An Lea To Serve Eligible Schools Under Title I, Part A In Rank Order Of Poverty And To Allocate Title I, Part A Funds Based On That Ranking
March 14 National Child And Adult Care Food Week: March 16-22, 2014
March 13 Maryland Awarded Nearly $6.62 Million In School Improvement Funds
March12 State Superintendent To Visit Harford County Kindergarten Class
March 11 MSDE Launches Family Engagement Program To Spur Early Literacy
March 7 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
March 7 General Assembly To Honor Maryland's Blue Ribbon Schools
March 7 Master Teacher Focus Group Set For Anne Arundel County
March 5 Master Teacher Focus Group Set For Washington County
March 4 Snow Resets Testing Window For Maryland School Assessment
   
February 2014  
February 28 Maryland Schools Celebrate National School Breakfast Week March 3-7
February 28 Number of Students Eligible For Free And Reduced-Price Meals Increases
February 28 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
February 28 Read Across Maryland Kicks Off Thirty Days Of Reading
February 27 Mark Miazga, an English teacher at Baltimore City College, has won a $25,000 Milken Educator Award -- Video
He became the only Maryland winner this year, in a surprise announcement at a schoolwide assembly. See the winning moment!
February 27 Baltimore City College Teacher Mark Miazga Surprised with $25,000 Milken Educator Award
February 25 Maryland Requests ESEA Waiver Extension For Teacher-Principal Evaluations
February 21 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
February 21 Maryland State Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, February 25
February 14 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
February 14 Maryland Receives ESEA Waiver Approval From U.S. Department Of Education
February 11 Maryland Makes It Eight Years In A Row As Number One In Advanced Placement Success
February 7 General Assembly To Honor Maryland's Top Educators
February 7 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
February 7 Kristy Michel Named MSDE's Chief Operating Officer
February 6 MSDE Notice: Comment Period Opens For Part B of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) State Application
February 6 MSDE Notice: Comment Period Opens For Part C Of The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) State Application
February 6 Maryland Honors Nine Schools for Gifted and Talented Programs
February 4 Digital Learning Day and Beyond "Show Your Stuff"
Inviting all students to share their artistic talents through digital media!!
   
January 2014  
January 31 Maryland Schools Rewarded For Strengthening Achievement
January 31 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
January 28 State Board Adopts New Student Discipline Regulations
January 28 High School Graduation Rate Shows More Improvement
January 27 Federal Funds Available To Serve Free Summer Meals
January 27 Two Maryland Title I Schools Receive National Honors
January 24 Maryland State Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, January 28
January 24 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
January 15 Maryland Teacher Is Finalist For National Teacher Of The Year
January 13 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
January 9 Maryland Remains Among Top Performing States In Latest Study
January 8 State Official To Lead National Panel On Principal Evaluator Standards
January 3 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
   
December 2013  
December 20 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
December 18 Board Of Public Works Approves Maryland's New Role In College And Career Ready Assessments
December 18 Frequently Asked Questions About Maryland's Role As Fiscal Agent For The PARCC Assessment Consortium
December 18 Maryland Gains New Nationally Board Certified Teachers
December 16 Maryland Center For School Safety Selects First Executive Director
December 13 Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
December 12 Maryland State Board of Education Meeting Rescheduled to December 16
December 11 Six Maryland Public Schools Named State Blue Ribbon Honorees
December 6 Six Maryland Schools To Be Awarded "Blue Ribbon" Status
December 6 Public Notice and Comment: Waiver for 2013 School Improvement Grant 1003(g)
December 5 Maryland State Board of Education to Meet December 10
December 3 MSDE Statement on 2012 PISA Test Results from Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian M. Lowery
   
November  
November 25 Washington County Schools Receive National School Health Award
November 22 State Superintendent, PTA President To Hold Common Core Information Session In Calvert County On November 25
November 13 MSDE And Local Partnership Unveil Public Awareness Campaign Through Libraries For Career Technology Education In Caroline County
November 12 State Superintendent, PTA President To Hold Common Core Information Session In Allegany County On November 14
November 7 Maryland Scores Remain Above Average On National Assessments
November 4 Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award Nominations Open
November 1 MSDE Announcement: Maryland Advisory Council On Libraries To Meet Nov. 6
   
October  
October 30 Maryland Makes More Progress On High School Graduation
October 25 Maryland State Board of Education to Meet October 30
October 11 Sean McComb Named 2013-2014 Maryland Teacher of The Year
October 11 2013 - 2014 Maryland Teacher of The Year Video!
October 11 Maryland Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week, October 14-18
October 9 Maryland Teacher of The Year To Be Named Friday, October 11
October 4 Maryland Graduates Receive More Than $1 Billion In Scholarship Offers
October 3 Maryland Begins New Search For Green Ribbon Schools
October 1 MSDE Announcement: The Federal Government Shutdown and Maryland Education
October 1 MSDE Announces $6.8 Million In Afterschool Program Grants
   
September  
September 30 Maryland Awarded Grant Promoting the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE)
September 30 State Superintendent, PTA President To Hold Common Core Forum In Prince George's County On October 1
September 30 Maryland State Department Of Education Receives Grant To Improve School Nutrition
September 27 Maryland State Department of Education Receives Grant To Provide Child Care Centers With "Nutrition Navigators"
September 26 AP Participation, Achievement Continue To Rise in Maryland
September 24 Six Maryland Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Honorees
September 23 Officials Kick-off Maryland Homegrown School Lunch Week in Washington Co.
September 20 Maryland State Board of Education to Meet September 24
September 17 State Superintendent, PTA President To Hold Common Core Forum In Baltimore County On September 19
September 17 Maryland Students Celebrate Constitution Day
September 16 Recruitment: Candidates Sought For Baltimore City Board 0f School Commissioners
September 16 MSDE Announcement: Task Force to Study a Post-Labor Day Start Date for Maryland Public Schools to Begin Meeting September 17
September 13 MSDE Awarded Grant To Strengthen Pre-Kindergarten Assessments
September 13 State Superintendent, PTA President To Hold Common Core Forum In Washington County On September 16
September 13 Systems Receive Grants To Boost Teacher-Principal Evaluation
September 12 State Superintendent, MSEA President To Discuss Education Reform
September 9 Public Notice And Comment: Comment Period Open For Amendments To Maryland's Approved ESEA Flexibility Request
September 6 State Superintendent Lowery, PTA President Leone To Hold First Common Core Forum In Talbot County On September 10
September 6 MSDE Announcement: Applications Being Accepted For Safety Center Executive Director
September 3 Finalists Named For The 2013-2014 Maryland Teacher Of The Year
   
   
August  
August 27 Schools Continue To Make Progress As Learning Standards Evolve
August 23 Maryland State Board of Education to Meet August 27
August 16 Schools Set To Open For The 2013-2014 Academic Year
August 13 Maryland Makes Recommendations To Strengthen Concussion Safety
August 12 Drivers Continue To Have Difficulty With School Bus Stop Arm Laws, MSDE Finds