Vacancy Filled On Worcester County Board of Education

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A law enforcement veteran who serves with the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office has been appointed to the County Board of Education. Nate Passwaters will represent District Six, the northern portion of Worcester County. The opening was created by the passing of former Board of Education President Eric Cropper Senior. ‚ÄúThis has been a difficult process…

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Worcester Co. Schools To Resume Hybrid Instruction

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Worcester County Public Schools plan to resume the school year Monday, January 4th with a return of small targeted groups of students for in-person instruction. Superintendent of Schools Lou Taylor said teachers and staff members have been trained for their specific roles and responsibilities regarding health and safety, and the school system is confident that…

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Worcester Co. Schools To Stay All-Virtual Until Jan. 4th

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Worcester County Public Schools will remain in all-virtual instruction into early 2021. Schools have been conducting remote learning exclusively this week, and were hoping to reopen for in-person instruction after Thanksgiving. Superintendent Lou Taylor said Thursday that COVID metrics and rates of community transmission indicate that it’s safest to keep students learning remotely until January…

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Worcester Co. Schools Switch To All-Virtual Instruction Monday

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Worcester County Public Schools announced Sunday that all schools in the system will transition to virtual instruction starting Monday, effective until Tuesday December 1st. The decision was based on guidance given by the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Education based on local COVID-19 statistics. Worcester County crossed a threshold of 6.6%…

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Worcester Co. Schools Set Goal For In-Person Instruction

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Worcester County Public Schools will proceed with its ‚Äėresponsible return model‚Äô and a virtual-learning-for-all model as the new school year starts. Governor Larry Hogan‚Äôs recent announcement that all Maryland school systems were authorized to safely plan for in-person instruction does not change Worcester County‚Äôs plans, but Superintendent Lou Taylor said it affirms them. Taylor said…

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Worcester Co. Schools To Begin With Distance Learning

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Students in Worcester County Public Schools will start the new academic with remote instruction September 8th, as the district hopes to progress in phases toward more in-person instruction. Superintendent of Schools Lou Taylor announced the decision Thursday, joined by members of the Board of Education, the Health Department, Worcester County Commissioners and educators. A model…

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Worcester County School Board Waives Finals

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The Worcester County Board of Education has voted to waive final exams. During Tuesday’s meeting the Board voted unanimously to waive finals for semester two courses and yearlong courses for the 2019-20 school year. Also in a video on the District’s website, Superintendent Lou Taylor told seniors that they will have a part in how…

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