At their February 7th work session, our School Board adopted a funding request for the 2017-18 school year. The interim county executive, Doug Walker, presented his recommended budget, including the School Board’s funding request, on February 17. Based upon Mr. Walker’s presentation, no property tax increases would be necessary for 2017-18. Continue reading
From November 16-27, 2016, we received 1,119 responses to our Community Outreach Survey from ACPS students, parents, employees, and community members. Our goal in administering this survey was to provide, define, and give examples of research-based elements of effective schools and ask our stakeholders to rank them in order of our effectiveness, and in so doing, provide an opportunity for community input to assist the Superintendent and School Board in developing a funding request for 2017-18. View the survey summary report »
ACPS Employees: You are invited to participate in our annual Community Outreach Survey. Your feedback will help us determine how to allocate our financial resources to best support the success of our students. The survey will close at 11:59 p.m. on November 21.
Attention all ACPS employees: You’re invited! On Wednesday, February 3, Superintendent
Pam Moran will host multiple online budget sessions, each including a brief budget overview presentation and an opportunity for questions and answers. Co-hosting this special event with Dr. Moran will be Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Matt Haas, and Director of Human Resources,
Ms. Lorna Gerome.
Each budget session is scheduled for 30 minutes, and there are seven opportunities to join: Continue reading
Thank you for your feedback! Nearly 2,000 parents, students, employees, and community members shared their thoughts about school climate, the school calendar, and budget priorities in our recent Community Outreach Survey.
Highlights: Greater than 90% of respondents agree or strongly agree that they feel welcome in our schools. Nearly 70% are pleased or very pleased with our current school year calendar. Respondents identified the following as the top three budget priorities for 2016-17: Provide exceptional class sizes; stay competitive with employee compensation; and fully fund student population growth. See the full survey results »