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Frederick County’s 2,700-member teachers union has endorsed three school board candidates for the general election — support that is generally considered a significant boon for local campaigns.
Incumbent Joy Schaefer and...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Annapolis, Maryland — This morning, the Commission to Review Maryland's Use of Assessments in Public Schools posted their final report on how to reduce standardized testing to its Maryland State Department of Education website page. The recommendations now must be adopted or rejected by local school boards by September […]
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today, the Maryland State Board of Education announced its selection of Dr. Karen Salmon as the next state superintendent of Maryland schools. MSEA President Betty Weller released the following statement: "The Maryland State Education Association congratulates Karen Salmon on her selection as Maryland’s next state superintendent of schools. […]
Email and Social Media Tips
As an educator, it is smart to always use precaution when sending emails and using social networking websites. Click the links below to learn about professional email etiquette, preventive measures with social media, and what you can and can’t say on the job regarding politics.