AACPS, CHILDREN’S GUILD AGREE TO CHANGE IN LOCATION, TIMELINE FOR THIRD MONARCH SCHOOL IN COUNTY

Schools Superintendent George Arlotto and Children’s Guild President and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Ross today announced that the opening of the Guild’s third Monarch school in Anne Arundel County will be delayed by two years while the parties focus on finding a location and implementing a program that would better … Continue reading

BOARD OF EDUCATION APPOINTS NEW MEMBERS TO EXECUTIVE PANEL OF COUNTYWIDE CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Board of Education has appointed four new members to its Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) and shifted the representation of two other members to fill all but one vacancy on the group. Appointed by the Board at its December 10 meeting were: Karen Broseker, Northeast cluster secondary schools representative Jack … Continue reading

SUPERINTENDENT GEORGE ARLOTTO RECOMMENDS $1.1B FY2016 OPERATING BUDGET THAT FOCUSES ON EMPLOYEES, EARLY LITERACY, ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

Superintendent George Arlotto today recommended to the Board of Education a $1.1 billion operating budget for Fiscal Year 2016 that would facilitate compensation increases for all employees and place a heavy emphasis on early literacy, elementary education, and English Language Learners as part of a focused effort to attack achievement … Continue reading

LAKE SHORE AND SEVERNA PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS NAMED MARYLAND BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS OF EXCELLENCE

Lake Shore and Severna Park elementary schools were among six schools to be named 2015 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence today, making Anne Arundel County Public Schools the lone jurisdiction in the state with multiple honorees. Eighteen county schools have earned the prestigious state honor given by the Maryland … Continue reading

31 COUNTY SCHOOLS SET TO PARTICIPATE IN WORLDWIDE “HOUR OF CODE” INITIATIVE

Thousands of county students from all grade levels will vie for $20,000 worth of technology as part of the statewide and worldwide Hour of Code challenge to promote computer programming during Computer Science Education Week (December 8-14). From self-guided programming tutorials to using Chromebooks and Code Studio curricula and various … Continue reading

SUPERINTENDENT GEORGE ARLOTTO TO DELIVER FY2016 BUDGET RECOMMENDATION TO BOARD OF EDUCATION; BOARD ALSO TO RECEIVE RECOMMENDATIONS ON REDISTRICTING PORTION OF ANNAPOLIS CLUSTER SCHOOLS

Superintendent George Arlotto will present his recommended operating and capital budgets for Fiscal Year 2016 at the next meeting of the Board of Education of Anne Arundel County, scheduled for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the Parham Building, … Continue reading

61 ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TEACHERS ATTAIN PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION

This year, 61 Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) educators are among an elite group nationwide to achieve National Board Certified (NBC) status, the highest teaching credential in the nation administered by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. Forty-three of the county’s class of 2014 achieved certification for the … Continue reading