Education, Health

Baltimore County Public Schools to expand in-person learning for some students

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As early as May 10, Baltimore County Public Schools will offer identified students the opportunity for four in-person learning days per week, an increase from two in-person learning days.  Families may continue to choose five days of virtual learning. For all students on Wednesdays, teachers will continue to provide virtual learning in addition to the opportunity to meet with small …


Education

BCPS parents, students invited to complete third-quarter instruction survey

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools’ students and parents/caregivers are being invited to complete an online survey about their experiences with hybrid and virtual instruction during the third quarter of the 2020-2021 school year. The anonymous survey is open now through Friday, April 30th. “I encourage all BCPS parents, caregivers, and students to complete this important survey,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. …


Councilman Marks: Funding secured to plan new park, improve turf fields and playgrounds

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that funding has been included in the Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal to plan for Perry Hall’s newest park and improve playgrounds and turf fields throughout northeastern Baltimore County. The budget includes $100,000 to plan for Perry Hall’s newest park at a 22-acre site on Gerst Road. The Baltimore County Council …

Councilman Marks: Baltimore County budget includes funding to replace Seven Courts water main

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday that County Executive Johnny Olszewski’s proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget will include millions of dollars for community improvements throughout northeastern Baltimore County. In Perry Hall, the proposal includes $1.5 million to replace the Seven Courts water main, which has leaked constantly over the past year. The budget also includes money to …

Olszewski releases $4.2 billion budget providing record education funding, major investments to support Baltimore County’s recovery

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday submitted a $4.2 billion budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2022 that provides record funding for public education and provides investments in key priorities that will support the County’s ongoing recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “This budget is an investment in our shared future and a better Baltimore County – with stronger …

County Executive Olsewski proposes record investments in education

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday was joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Board Chair Makeda Scott to announce proposed record investments in the County’s public education system for Fiscal Year 2022. The total proposed budget for the school system totals more than $2.05 billion and covers nearly all of the Board …

BCPS approves construction of new northeast area elementary school

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Northeastern Baltimore County will be getting a new elementary school next year to address overcrowding in one of the county’s fastest-growing areas. Construction of the 750-seat school was approved in March by the Board of Education of Baltimore County. Board members voted for construction to begin later this spring and early summer on the planned state-of-the-art elementary school. Plans …

Governor Hogan signs 66 bills into law [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday signed 66 bills into law, including legislation to preserve and expand telehealth and mental health services across the state, increase access to high-speed Internet, and bring critical reforms to the Maryland Environmental Service (MES). The governor was joined by Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones. “I want to thank our …