Emma Hayes’ successful career leads to her USWNT head coach appointment

On Nov. 14, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Chelsea’s Emma Hayes as the replacement for Vlatko Andonovski as the U.S. women’s national team (USWNT) head coach. She will take over at the conclusion of this season. During her time as Chelsea head coach, after joining them during the 2012 Women’s Super League (WSL) season, she became one of the most decorated coaches in the history of soccer.

New MCAP results show signs of recovery from pandemic learning loss in English and math while science declines

The Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP) tests for grades 3 to 8. The results show that student proficiency in English Language Arts has surpassed the level it was at before the pandemic. Math scores have improved, but have yet to fully rebound from the pandemic, while science scores have declined, according to the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).

Challenged books in Carroll County largely written by women, feature LGBTQIA+ characters

CNS collected data about the authors and content of the 56 books being challenged from author websites, publisher websites, book synopsis and other online sources.