Monthly Archives: April 2014

Baltimore County Curriculum Contract Ended Amid Feuding

County severed contract with edCount just months before school started.

As Baltimore County prepared for a major shift in education to take effect this school year, Superintendent Dallas Dance promised that the system’s 53,000 elementary students would be taught with a “world-class” curriculum.

But the initial multimillion-dollar effort to develop course plans for language arts collapsed as complaints flew in both directions between school officials and a Washington-based company hired for the project, according to email and other documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun in a public records request.    Read More

Board of Education Meeting – We are getting close but still need your help!

CALL TO ACTION:

We need you to come to Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, April 22nd at 7pm @ Dundalk/Sollers Point High School. Located at 1901 Delvale Avenue, Baltimore 21222.

We have 3 State Senators and 5 State Delegates attending on our behalf and it is CRUCIAL that we are in attendance to show that we are still fighting for our schedule!

We are very close to a resolution and we have to stay strong and focused.

Thanks to Adam Spence, our HHS parent/attorney, we have filed a formal “petition to review” with the Board of Education.

BRING YOUR KIDS TO PARTICIPATE IN A GRASS ROOTS EFFORT TO AFFECT CHANGE IN THEIR LIVES!

This is important and will make an impact….We have received unprecedented support from County Council, State Delegation, and State Senators. We need to continue “showing up” to get our schedule back! We met with County Executive, Kevin Kamenetz, this past week and are hopeful he will advocate on our behalf . YOU WILL MAKE THE DIFFERENCE AT THIS EVENT! PLEASE JOIN US…

email cwittich@comcast.net so that we know how many will be there!~ or if you have any questions.

Hereford Parents Petition School Board About Schedule Change

By Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Sun    5:41 p.m. EDT, April 14, 2014

Hereford High School parents aren’t giving up on their quest to keep their school’s current schedule, and they filed a legal petition Monday with the Baltimore County school board. Read article below.

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/education/blog/bs-md-hereford-petition-20140414,0,4109228.story