The day after Labor Day is the new start of the school year for almost every one of Maryland’s 24 school districts, under a new executive order.
Schools in Md. have been ordered by the governor to start the school year after Labor Day. It works for business. Does it work for kids?
Let summer be summer, and don’t start school too early to cut it short, writes a columnist in Naperville, IL.
Seniors at many high school often take a planned but unscheduled day off to relieve the stress that comes at the end of high school.
A Md. bill would make 2 current state-mandated school holidays optional, making it a little easier for schools to start after Labor Day.
2 districts in Md. will be able to start school in the fall before Labor Day, if they want, which they probably will, given the snowy weather there.
A respected scientist and member of the state board of education in Md. resigned today over executive orders issued by the governor regarding education.
Gov Larry Hogan issued another order to give the state school board some direction as to when they can waive his first executive order.
Md. prides itself on being a local control-heavy state, but an executive order to start school after Labor Day has caused a fuss and may be illegal.
We ask (and look to research seeking answers) whether Gov Larry Hogan’s order for Md. schools to start after Labor Day will hurt students academically.