The governor of Maryland has ordered the National Guard to be mobilized to a higher state of readiness, and all public schools in the state will be closed for the next two weeks.Additionally, gatherings of more than 250 people are prohibited.In an effort to halt the progression of the coronavirus on Thursday afternoon, Governor Larry Hogan called for the implementation of stringent preventative measures.
Will Maryland schools be closed for the rest of the year?
An initial shutdown of two weeks was prolonged until the middle of May, and then on Wednesday, that extension was extended once again to span the remainder of the year.In-person classes have been called off for the remainder of the year in every one of Maryland’s surrounding states as well as in the District of Columbia.Only two further states have not yet decided to cancel school for the remainder of the year.
Which states have not canceled school for the rest of the year?
Only two further states have not yet decided to cancel school for the remainder of the year. At this time, schools in Wyoming are closed until May 15, and this week, several school districts in Montana are beginning to return for in-person programs.
What will happen to online and distance learning in Maryland?
According to Karen Salmon, who is the state superintendent of schools, online and remote learning will continue as the State Department of Education prepares a comprehensive long-term recovery plan dubbed ″Maryland Together: Recovery Plan for Education.″
Where can I find public school schedules in Maryland?
Visit the following website to learn more about the times that public schools are open and closed in Maryland: www.marylandpublicschools.org/about/Pages/School-Systems/Open-Closing-Dates.aspx This website is provided for research purposes in accordance with the principles underlying the fair use doctrine.The Maryland State Archives must be given the appropriate attribution and credit whenever any portion of this content is utilized, whether in its entirety or in part.