BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENTS GIVE PARENTS A CHANCE TO MEET SCHOOL STAFF, BE MORE INVOLVED IN THE EDUCATION OF THEIR CHILDREN

The calendar may say that there are still three weeks before classes begin, but it’s never too early for parents to plan to attend Back-To-School Night at their child’s school. Approximately 81,000 students are expected to enter Anne Arundel County Public Schools classrooms when the school year kicks off on … Continue reading

CONTINUATION OF SUMMER 4-DAY WORK WEEK BOOSTS SCHOOL SYSTEM SAVINGS TO NEARLY $1.6 MILLION IN LAST EIGHT YEARS

Anne Arundel County Public Schools facilities will operate on a four-day work week for the eighth consecutive year this summer, saving approximately $185,000 in operating and transportation costs without any decrease in productivity. By the end of the summer, the initiative will have saved nearly $1.6 million over the last … Continue reading

BOARD OF EDUCATION APPROVES $1.12 BILLION OPERATING, $243 MILLION CAPITAL BUDGETS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County today approved a $1.12 billion operating budget that supports 100 new critically needed positions and provides funding for employee compensation increases to be implemented once negotiations with employee bargaining units are complete. Of the 100 new positions, 88.5 are classroom teachers or … Continue reading