Use this link to respond between February 5 and 28, 2014
HEREFORD WORKS! RALLY
Thursday, February 6th, 7pm, Summit Manor, 510 Monkton Rd., Hereford, MD 21111
Rally to educate invited media about concerns with proposed high school schedule change mandate. A HUGE crowd is needed to keep the media’s attention, and to send a message to BCPS, the BOE, and Dr. Dance that we ARE NOT GOING AWAY AND OUR SUPPORT IS GROWING! RALLY OPEN to all impacted families and schools. For more information go to www.HerefordWorks.org
NORTHWEST AREA EDUCATION ADVISORY COUNCIL PUBLIC MEETING ON THE COMMON CORE CURRICULUM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 7:00 pm, Deer Park Middle Magnet School's Cultural Arts Center (Bldg. on the Right), 9830 Winands Road, Randallstown, MD 21133
All are welcome to this public meeting to hear representatives from the BCPS Division of Curriculum and Instruction give an update on implementation of the Common Core Curriculum -- you don't have to live in the NW area.
BALTIMORE COUNTY PTA COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING ON NEW MANDATED HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE
Wednesday, February 19th, 7:30pm, Loch Raven High School, 1212 Cowpens Ave., Towson, MD 21286
The more high schools represented the better! In the very near future, the PTA Council will publish the motion to be voted on. Ask your PTA President for a voting delegate card (and make sure you're a member of that PTA) to be eligible to vote.
Baltimore Sun Letter to the Editor, 1/31/14: Unshackled from the golden handcuffs of AP
This is an article from The Atlantic, Fall 2012. It's worth reading!
AP CLASSES ARE A SCAM
Another Sun Letter to the Editor, 2/3/14: When honors classes are better than AP
Baltimore Sun, 1/29/14: At least one principal in Baltimore County will put controls on AP classes amid schedule changes
Baltimore Sun Letter to the Editor, 1/29/14: Don't equate AP with academic excellence
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