Md. To Invest $50-Million To Support Child Care Providers


Maryland plans to provide an additional $50-million in grant funding to support child care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Governor Larry Hogan, he plans to include funding in his Fiscal Year 2023 budget to extend the program. Federal funds were exhausted after the Maryland Department of Education administered two rounds of stabilization grants…

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Md. Board of Ed. Sets Meeting To Review Mask Mandate


The Maryland State Board of Education has scheduled a special virtual meeting for Tuesday, November 16th to gather feedback on the state’s emergency school mask requirement through public input and public health testimony. The Board last spring passed a resolution calling for the return to safe, in-person learning for the 2021-22 school year. An emergency…

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Grant Relief Available For Md. Child Care Providers


Child care providers in Maryland that are facing higher costs during the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for a new relief fund. According to Governor Larry Hogan, the Maryland Department of Education is establishing a $60-million grant program to benefit licensed child care centers and registered family child care providers. The state will begin accepting applications…

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