May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health is a growing concern in Maryland and throughout the nation. The Maryland State Board of Education has placed a special focus on mental health awareness, reminding students who may be suffering in silence that they are not alone and that help is available.

Empowering the Workforce of the Future

MSDE continues its new video series spotlighting our State's critical Career and Technology Education Programs. Each video features a student explaining why CTE is the right choice. In this video, Kaiya Mundell, a junior at Joppatowne HS, talks about the challenges of investigating crime scenes, in the Administration of Justice strand of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

School Safety Conference

Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Schools superintendent Karen Salmon welcome hundreds of educators, police, and policymakers to Annapolis for the 2018 School Safety conference. It's importance is underscored this year by a spate of school shootings around the nation.


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Students Discuss School Safety

The Maryland Association of Student Councils (MASC) meets with legislators in Annapolis to talk about school safety.




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