Master Plan: A Blueprint for Progress

In compliance with the federal No Child Left Behind Act, Maryland's Bridge to Excellence in Public Schools Act requires each Maryland school district to develop and submit for state approval a comprehensive master plan. Incorporating a number of previously separate plans and covering a five-year period, each district's plan must include goals and strategies that promote academic excellence for all students and eliminating any gaps in performance as a function of race, ethnicity, poverty, disability, or native language.