The Prince George’s County Board of Education narrowly voted Thursday to support a request by the schools chief to make significant changes to the district’s $1.7 billion budget.
The 5 to 2 to 2 vote allows Schools Superintendent Kevin Maxwell to proceed with his request to transfer $18 million from various accounts in the budget to pay for several executive-level positions, enhancements in the art program, security improvements and other initiatives. The County Council now must approve the request for the proposal to take effect.Read full article >>
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A university official e-mailed The Post this statement: “The Howard University Board of Trustees has convened for its annual retreat. The Board is slated to discuss a number of strategic priorities including sustaining enrollment growth, framework for major campaign, transition update and the presidential search process including engagement of students, faculty, staff, alumni and other key stakeholders. As customary, details regarding Board actions will be shared with campus constituents on Monday following the meeting.”Read full article >>
More than 150 Montgomery County parents and students turned out for a town-hall-style meeting with their schools chief Thursday night, posing questions about report cards, standardized tests, high school start times and the achievement gap.Read full article >>
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State officials decided earlier this month to revise the regulations to make slight changes they said were needed for clarity.Read full article >>