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BOARD OF EDUCATION TO DISCUSS 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR AT NEXT MEETING

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County will discuss the Anne Arundel County Public Schools Calendar Committee’s recommended 2018-2019 school year calendar at its next meeting, scheduled for October 18, 2017.

The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the Parham Building, 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis. The Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. to vote to go into closed session, during which time it will discuss confidential matters as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act including, but not limited to, legal advice, personnel, and negotiations. Closed session is not open to the public. The general session of the meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 7:00 p.m.

As recommended by a majority of the committee, the calendar calls for classes to begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, and end on Friday, June 14, 2019.

The calendar maintains adjustments made in the 2017-2018 school year that reduced Easter/Spring Break to three days. It also, requires opening of schools on three additional days to compensate for:

To compensate for these three days, the Calendar Committee is recommending the following adjustments:

A complete agenda for the meeting accompanies this news release. More information on agenda items will be posted on the AACPS website [1] in the Board Docs section under the Board of Education tab.

The general session of Wednesday’s Board meeting will be broadcast live on AACPS-TV, which can be found on Channel 96 on Comcast and Broadstripe, and Channel 36 on Verizon. High definition broadcasts can be seen on Channel 996 on Comcast, Channel 496 on Broadstripe, and Channel 1961 on Verizon. Rebroadcasts are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. the day after the meeting and 2:00 p.m. on subsequent Sundays.

The meeting can also be viewed live on the Internet here [2].

Archived videos of Board meetings [3] are also posted online.

2018-2019 School Year Calendar Draft 10-2017 [4]

Board of Education meeting agenda, 10-18-17 [5]