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Baltimore County School Board to discuss student safety after convicted sex offender registered at Parkville High School

PARKVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County School Board will discuss making changes to ensure student safety after recent revelations surfaced indicating that a convicted sex offender had been enrolled at a local school. In recent weeks, parents at Parkville High School became outraged upon learning that Santino Sudano, who was arrested and charged with second-degree rape in an incident involving a 13-year-old …


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BCPS student leaders to be featured at national conference

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will be well represented for the Champion Our Children Forum panel at the National School Boards Association’s Advocacy Institute in Washington, D.C. Four BCPS student leaders were chosen to serve on a panel at the close of the institute and share their experiences. They will be joined by Abeer Shinnawi, a BCPS social studies resource …


Baltimore County Board of Education endorses Built to Learn Act and Kirwan Commission recommendations

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County passed resolutions at its January 21 meeting to endorse the Built to Learn Act and the Kirwan Commission’s proposed funding and policy reforms. “The Baltimore County School Board’s Legislative and Governmental Relations Committee,working with our staff liaison, Tony Baysmore, has exhaustively examined both the Built to Learn bill and the Blueprint for …

Deadline extended for applicants to serve on Board of Education’s Ethics Review Panel

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County is seeking an interested volunteer citizen to fill a vacancy on its Ethics Review Panel. The Panel serves as an advisory body to the Board for purposes of interpreting its Ethics Code policies. The panel consists of five members appointed by the Board of Education. To be eligible for consideration for this …

Public hearing scheduled for BCPS operating budget

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2020 (snow date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020) to seek the community’s input concerning the proposed fiscal year 2021 operating budget. The Board is expected to approve the proposed operating budget request on February 25, 2020. Sign-up for those members of the …

Baltimore County School Board Nominating Commission now accepting applications for vacant at-large seat

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County School Board Nominating Commission is now accepting applications for the Board’s vacant at-large seat. The individual selected for this seat will fill the remaining vacated term, which ends December 2022. Following the 2014 and 2017 Maryland General Assembly sessions, the composition and selection of the Board of Education of Baltimore County changed. Beginning in 2018, the …

BCPS Superintendent issues statement regarding records retention

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams on Thursday issued a statement in response to questions about records retention. On Wednesday, the Baltimore County Board of Education requested an internal investigation into the shredding and destruction of material during a 2018 BCPS financial audit. The board also announced that it would be drafting a district-wide policy on …

BCPS superintendent unveils priorities based on extensive feedback process

TOWSON, MD—In the Report on the 100-Day Entry Plan, Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams established his priorities for county schools based on feedback from workgroups and Community Conversations: Increase achievement for all students while preparing a variety of pathways to prepare students for career and college. Provide a safe, orderly, and caring environment for students and …