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Maryland boards to review Blueprint implementation progress

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Board of Education and the Blueprint Accountability and Implementation Board (AIB) will jointly hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, to review the progress of the implementation of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.

The joint session will begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude at 12:30 p.m., after which the State Board will continue its regular business proceedings.

The meeting agenda will focus on aligning student achievement goals, updating the status of the statewide Literacy Expert Instructional Support Teams, and establishing an Assessment and Accountability Task Force to support the implementation of the recently updated College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standard. The AIB and State Board will also receive a presentation from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).

In addition, the State Board will provide an update on the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment, revisions and updates to Early Learning Standards, a pre-K sliding scale fee model, and the adoption of teacher licensure assessments. The meeting agenda also includes items related to the State Board’s regular agenda, such as the adoption of teacher licensure assessments.

Both the State Board and AIB welcome public comments on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals wishing to register or provide public comment can do so online by completing this online form. Registration will open on Monday, February 26, 2024, and will close on 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27. Confirmed registrants will be notified of their attendance and speaking time. Comments are limited to three minutes per speaker.

The complete agenda and livestream of the meeting are available online.

This article was written with the assistance of AI and reviewed by a human editor.

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