Delauter’s letter on school budget is ‘inaccurate and false’ by Jan Gardner.
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Teacher unions remain powerful force in Maryland Allison Bourg Gary Brennan has been busy the past few months. The president of the Frederick County Teachers Association has had his hands full talking to state lawmakers about the Common Core State Standards, the controversial education reform that’s frustrated parents, teachers and students. SEE: Education experts debate
Jean Smith wasn’t chosen for the Frederick County Board of Education the first time she applied. “People in power said, ‘Ha, she’s a Republican, forget it,’” Smith said. But the second time was the charm, and she got her wish in 1994 when then-Gov. William Donald Schaefer appointed her to the board. Now, after a
The fiscal year 2015 budget approved last week by the Frederick County Board of Education totals more than $548-million–a 3.1% increase over the current spending plan–and that could cause some problems. The County Commissioners have said that they will only fund the school system at maintenance of effort level. “If we get maintenance of effort