Task Force to Study a Post-Labor Day Start Date for Maryland Public Schools


Task Force to Study a Post-Labor Day Start Date for Maryland Public Schools to Begin Meeting September 17

The Task Force to Study a Post-Labor Day Start Date for Maryland Public Schools will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 17 at the West County Library in Odenton. An agenda for the first meeting is attached, along with a list of task force members.

Task Force to Study a Post-Labor Day Start Date for Maryland Public Schools April Public Meeting
April 23, 2014, 1 p.m. 4 p.m.


Task Force to Study A Post-Labor Day Start Date For Maryland Public Schools Agenda


Task Force to Study A Post-Labor Day Start Date For Maryland Public Schools Members


Materials of Interest, April 23, 2014 Meeting

 

Charts, Historical Information Regarding School System Closures

Chart 1: Closures for Hurricane Irene August 2011

Chart 2: 2010-2011 School Closings Due to Inclement Weather

Chart 3: Closures for Hurricane Sandy October 2012

Chart 4: Closures for Blizzards of December 2009 and February 2010

Chart 5: 2008-2009 Public Schools Opening and Closings

Chart 6: Closures for storm flooding November 2009



Newspaper Article Concerning Task Force to Study a Post-Labor Day Start Date for Maryland Public Schools

"Poll to Gauge Opinion on Post-Labor Day School Start," The Dispatch March 20, 2014
Article reports that at the March Tourism Commission meeting that the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director indicated that an initiative is underway to conduct an opinion poll to see what Marylanders think about a Post-Labor Day start date. It was reported that David Reel with the Maryland Hotel and Lodging Association put out a bid to receive proposals to conduct the survey. It is anticipated to cost approximately 20,000.00 and hopes to survey at least 1000 Marylanders.