Committed to a transformative path forward in support of every Maryland student

At the Maryland State Department of Education, we are a dedicated team of educators, specialists, and administrators joined together by a single vision: to be a system of world-class schools where students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for success in college, career, and life.

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Maryland Transforms: The Strategic Plan

The Maryland State Board and Department of Education have developed a multiyear Strategic Plan composed of three phases leading up to June 2023. The Strategic Plan anchors the vision, mission, values, priorities, enablers, goals, targets, flagship programs, initiatives, and strategies to realize the Blueprint for Maryland's Future promise of an excellent and equitable education for every student.

​Recent Reports

Final Report: Maryland College and Career Readiness Empirical Study

The research study investigates the alignment between K-12 content standards and postsecondary expectations, as well as how well the interim CCR standard and alternative specifications of the standard predict postsecondary progress.

We Want to Hear From You!

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The Strategic Planning Survey

Have you completed the Strategic Planning Survey? There is still time, we want to hear from you! Complete the survey and help guide the implementation of our multiyear strategic plan. Help us deliver transformational change and promise an excellent and equitable education for every student.

Did You Know?

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Maryland Summer Meals Program

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) ensures that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. When school is out, SFSP provides free meals in low-income areas to kids and teens 18 years and younger. The program merges summer activity and enrichment programs with a federal meal reimbursement program.

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