The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future is educational reform legislation specific to five major policy areas intended to transform Maryland’s educational system. These mandated areas include:
- Early Childhood Education
- College and Career Readiness and Pathways
- High Quality and Diverse Teacher/Leaders
- More resources to ensure ALL students are successful
- Governance and Accountability
The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future became law through the 2021 Legislative Session (HB 1372). This will require school systems throughout the state of Maryland to implement major programmatic and fiscal changes specific to the five major policy areas to align with the law. Additional information may be found by clicking on any of the links below.
The Blueprint for Maryland's Future Overview: GCPS Board Meeting (November 2021)
The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future House Bill Legislation- HB1300
The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future House Bill Legislation- HB1372
Maryland Association of Boards of Education MABE Priority Issues: The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future
Listen to Superintendent Barbara Baker and Chief Academic Officer Nicole Miller on "A Closer Look," a local podcast with DJ Connor Norman, which originally aired Sunday, February 13, 2022, on Garrett County Radio. This link will provide the audio dialogue in its entirety.
Superintendent Barbara Baker visits WFWM Public Radio, located at Frostburg State University, to take part in their program "Community Matters" on February 25, 2022. The segment may be found on their Facebook page.