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    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Dr. Mark Bedell, the superintendent of Kansas City Public Schools, has been selected as the next superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools, the school district announced Thursday. Dr. Bedell, a former Anne Arundel County resident who once served as an assistant superintendent for Baltimore County Public Schools, is set to take...
    The school board in Anne Arundel County is narrowing down candidates in its search for the next superintendent of the Maryland public school system. Fifteen candidates were selected from the 47 who applied before the April 30 deadline. More Anne Arundel County News More Education News The county’s board of education hired the...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County Public Schools will no longer require its students, their caretakers, and others to wear face masks on school buses while in transit to school-related programs starting Monday. The public school system announced the change via a social media post on Saturday. Masks on school buses optional as of Feb....
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County is holding a public workshop next week on changes in COVID-19 quarantine and contact tracing protocols. The board approved that students who have been determined to be close contacts of a COVID-positive case and who are asymptomatic should not be quarantined beginning in...
    ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent George Arlotto on Wednesday recommended a $1.6 billion Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget to the Board of Education. The budget is the first phase of a multi-year plan to “move funding from state and federal COVID grants to the school system’s budget, provide staffing to reduce...
    Students in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, will get additional time off during the current school year. Schools will be closed on June 20, 2022 in recognition of Juneteenth, and students and staff will be dismissed early on Dec. 23, 2021 for personal wellness. The changes were approved last week by the county board of education....
    High schoolers in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, will get an extra hour of sleep next year, while students in the county’s elementary schools will lose half an hour, as part of a new plan to adjust start and dismissal times for the 2022-2023 school year. The Anne Arundel County Board of Education unanimously voted to...
    Anne Arundel County school bus drivers and attendants are one step closer to a $5 per hour wage increase after the Maryland district’s school board approved the budget supplement needed to fund it. The board of education voted Monday in favor of a $7.4 million budget request to provide the school district’s transportation contractors with...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The Anne Arundel County Board of Education approved the $7.4 million budget plan proposed by Superintendent George Arlotto to increase bus driver pay along with other incentives. The request is now forwarded to the County Executive Steuart Pittman. READ MORE: Zoo Lights To Return To Maryland Zoo This Holiday Season“County Executive...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) – Anne Arundel County school board members withdrew a motion that would have made masks optional in the district. School board members decided to table the motion after the Maryland State Department of Education approved emergency regulation last week that will implement statewide mask mandates in public school facilities. READ MORE: Remnants Of...
    BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — This year’s back-to-school excitement has some tension mixed in. Tens of thousands of students in the Baltimore area will be going back to school in the next week. Some districts are requiring all students to wear masks, but there is one district in our region where mask-wearing will be optional. READ...
    Families in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, are still waiting to hear whether masks will be required in schools when classes begin in less than three weeks. Superintendent George Arlotto said there would be a mask mandate, but the Anne Arundel County Board of Education scheduled a Sept. 1 vote on whether masks should be optional...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Candace Antwine, a member of the Anne Arundel County board of education, died Friday. She was 45. The school system did not list a cause of death in a statement. Antwine was elected in November 2018 to a six-year term. READ MORE: Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank Stadium To Host Job Fair...
    PASADENA, MD. (WJZ) — There are more than 100 suggestions on what to rename an Anne Arundel County middle school. The school board created a committee to suggest a new name for George Fox Middle School, citing the namesake’s racist past. READ MORE: Shop Employee Recalls Moments After Navy Sailor Was Shot Near Fort Detrick In...
    PASADENA, Md. (WJZ) — George Fox Middle School in Pasadena will be getting a new name after the Anne Arundel County Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to remove the former superintendent’s name from the building over his support of segregationist policies. Fox, Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ first superintendent from 1916 to 1946, opposed...
    A Maryland school board voted unanimously to rename a middle school that bears the name of Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ first superintendent, who did not support equal pay for African American teachers. George Fox served as superintendent from 1916 to 1946, and the Pasadena school named after him opened in 1949. Members of the...
    A Maryland school board voted unanimously to rename a middle school that bears the name of Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ first superintendent, who did not support equal pay for African American teachers. George Fox served as superintendent from 1916 to 1946, and the Pasadena school named after him opened in 1949. Members of the...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ)– The Anne Arundel County Board Of Education votes to implement hybrid learning by March 1, 2021. The board cites the upcoming vaccinations for education employees as well as guidance from the Anne Arundel County Health Department. Board of Education votes to implement hybrid learning no later than March 1, 2021https://t.co/atuR0K5Pp5 pic.twitter.com/oGZVg7fhLS —...
    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — Safety concerns for reopening schools amid the coronavirus pandemic is once again in the spotlight. Many teachers in Anne Arundel County are demanding a written commitment to safety before returning to the classrooms. “We want our kids to be safe, we want to be safe,” Betsy Brininger, of the Teacher’s...
    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — After a back and forth discussion, Anne Arundel County school board members voted Wednesday in favor of a hybrid model reopening plan. They weighed two options. The first, a hybrid model; the second, a continuation of virtual learning with a focus on bringing back students with special needs. In a 5-to-3...
    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — The Anne Arundel County Board of Education unanimously adopted a two-semester plan for high school athletics that will see out-of-season practices begin October 19 and team competition in February 2021. The two-semester plan put forth by the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association features three, five-week-long competitive seasons beginning on...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The Anne Arundel County Board of Education will host two special virtual meetings next week to talk about options for bringing students and teachers back into the classroom. On Monday, Superintendent George Arlotto is set to outline the school system’s hybrid reopening plan at a meeting that will start at 5...
    (WJZ)- The Anne Arundel County Public Schools Board of Education announced Thursday that they have voted unanimously to request that Superintendent George Arlotto establish a committee comprised of parents, students, community members and staff to study and recommend whether to rename George Fox Middle School. The vote, taken at the Board’s July 8 meeting, came...
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