In Maryland, there are many agencies, organizations, task forces and coalitions focused on various pieces of the puzzle needed to ensure that all youth are ready for adulthood. While aiming for similar ultimate goals, these groups are often working in parallel and occasionally at cross purposes due to funding streams and grant restrictions.
The Maryland Youth Council was authorized in October 2006.
The Local Management Board in Montgomery County Maryland developed a community strategic plan to reaffirm the local vision for achieving results for children and families.
Each of Maryland’s eight results for child well-being is a lens focusing our attention on the vision that all children and their families will thrive. From “Babies Born Healthy” to “Children Completing School,” the subcabinet expects to have a positive, meaningful impact on the lives of Maryland’s children and their families.
For the purpose of requiring a licensed operator of a residential child care program who receives State funding to meet certain academic needs of a child in the operator's care; exempting certain licensed operators from certain requirements; requiring certain group homes to comply with certain provisions of law; requiring the department that licenses the group home to notify certain group homes
Requiring county boards of education to collect, maintain, and analyze graduation rates by dividing the number of students who graduate on time by the number of students in a four-year cohort; requiring county boards to report these rates in the aggregate and disaggregated by specified subgroups; requiring county boards to report graduation rates to the public and to the State Department of Edu
For the purpose of requiring the State Education System to adopt and implement a certain formula for use in calculating certain information about “on time” graduation rates from the State’s public high schools; requiring the State Education System to undertake certain activities with respect to graduation rates from the State’s public high schools; and relating generally to the collection, main
This bill will require the Maryland Departments of Education and Health to align and combine their surveys with the federal Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System survey, so that young people in Maryland take only one government survey for federal and state departments per year.
(SB9, MD, 2007)