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. …


Business, Education, Politics

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 …


Baltimore County Public Schools to offer additional in-person academic support for selected students

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will offer selected students additional in-person academic support on Saturdays and/or after school, based on each school community’s specific needs. The initiatives, funded by the federal CARES grant, will be offered from April through June. “This school year has been particularly challenging for our students – and for all of us,” said Superintendent Dr. …

BCPS to celebrate 2nd annual College Day on Thursday, March 18

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will celebrate its second annual College Day on Thursday, March 18, 2021. On College Day, all teachers, staff, and community members are encouraged to wear gear or colors to celebrate the colleges and universities they attended. Students are urged to wear gear or colors to recognize their college of choice. All College Day participants …

Baltimore County Public Schools graduation rate improves to 88.5% for Class of 2020

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—The four-year adjusted cohort graduation rate for Baltimore County Public Schools has improved from 87.6 percent for the Class of 2019 to 88.5 percent for the Class of 2020, according to data released today by the Maryland State Department of Education. The statewide graduation rate decreased from 86.86 percent in 2019 to 86.75 percent in 2020. The BCPS …

Baltimore County Public Schools to celebrate Student Appreciation Days, February 11 – 16

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—This Valentine’s Day weekend, Baltimore County Public Schools will send virtual “love-grams” to students through the new Student Appreciation Days social media campaign. From February 11 – 16, BCPS administrators and educators will be encouraged to post messages of support and admiration to students in general or groups of students (not individual students), using the #BCPScares hashtag. Likewise, …

Baltimore County Public Schools to begin hybrid school reopening on March 1

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools on Monday released a phased-in reopening timeline for students whose families chose hybrid learning, as well as for all employees. Hybrid learning includes two in-person learning days and three virtual learning days per week. Families who chose hybrid learning will receive their child’s group assignment of Cohort A or Cohort B prior to their child’s …

Perry Hall High School senior receives Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program award

PERRY HALL, MD—Six Baltimore County Public Schools seniors received awards and scholarships for their participation in the first cohort of the Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program, a partnership between Towson University and BCPS. The awards were presented during a virtual ceremony on January 28, which featured BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick, Presidential Scholar and …