BOARD OF EDUCATION ADOPTS CUM LAUDE HONORS SYSTEM, MAINTAINS VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATORIAN HONORS

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County today adopted changes to its grading policy that implements a cum laude honors system and maintains traditional valedictorian and salutatorian honors at all high schools. Under the cum laude honors system, seniors with a cumulative weighted grade-point average of 4.3 or higher … Continue reading

BOARD OF EDUCATION DECLINES TO PURSUE REDISTRICTING OF BROADNECK AND CAPE ST. CLAIRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

The Board of Education today declined to move any options to redistrict Broadneck and Cape St. Claire elementary schools forward to public hearing, ending the process begun by a citizen committee several months ago. The committee had studied options available to alleviate, to the extent possible, overcrowding at Broadneck Elementary … Continue reading

BOARD OF EDUCATION APPROVES NEGOTIATED AGREEMENT WITH SECRETARIES AND ASSISTANTS ASSOCIATION; TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT ESTABLISHED FOR NON-REPRESENTED EMPLOYEES

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County today unanimously approved an agreement with the Secretaries and Assistants Association of Anne Arundel County (SAAAAC) that provides a cost-of-living increase for all members of the bargaining unit and a step increase for those who are eligible. The agreement, which expires on … Continue reading

STATEMENT FROM SUPERINTENDENT GEORGE ARLOTTO IN WAKE OF ARREST IN ARUNDEL HIGH SCHOOL TWITTER POST CASE

Superintendent George Arlotto today released the following statement in the wake of the identification and arrest of a suspect in the Arundel High School Twitter post case: “I want to thank Police Chief Tim Altomare, State’s Attorney Wes Adams, County Executive Steve Schuh, and their staffs­ for their thorough and … Continue reading

24 ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS EDUCATORS ATTAIN PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION

Twenty-four Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) educators are among an elite group nationwide this year to achieve National Board Certified (NBC) status, the highest teaching credential in the nation administered by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. Of the 117 educators across the state who successfully renewed their … Continue reading

BOARD OF EDUCATION HOSTING PUBLIC HEARINGS ON SUPERINTENDENT GEORGE ARLOTTO’S FY2018 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS

The Board of Education has scheduled two public hearings and a public workshop on Superintendent George Arlotto’s recommended Fiscal Year 2018 operating and capital budgets. Public hearings will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Old Mill High School, and Thursday, January 12, 2017, in the Board Room at … Continue reading