Category: Education

Please post your support NOW for the Blueprint for Maryland’s future!

A sea of blue shirts rallied at the capital this morning to hear Brit Kirwan speak and support the big bill with the 10-year implementation of the recommendations of the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education (HB1300/SB1000).  This bill had a quadruple hearing in front…

Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Summit

Delegate Alice Cain and other supporters of full funding for the Kirwan recommendations  (Blueprint for MD) for education reform are sponsoring a summit from 2-5pm on Dec 7th.  Please spread the word, and attend if you can! Register at: tinyurl.com/AABlueprintSummit Only 40% of Maryland…

Learn about BluePrint for Maryland’s Future! Take Action!

Come out to learn about the BluePrint for Maryland’s Future and the Kirwan Study and show your support for All of Maryland’s students! Oct 29 6:00-8:00 PM Bates Middle School, 701 Chase St, Annapolis, MD 21401 RSVP: Blueprint for Maryland’s Future For more information, click…

WISE is collecting data from AACPS students. Please help us by sharing with everyone. Thank you!

The WISE LGBTQ+ Rights Huddle is advocating for the implementation of an Anne Arundel County Public Schools policy that will provide better protections for LGBTQ+ students, including a specific anti-bullying policy, required training for teachers and staff, and improved resources for students.To show the…

Connecting the Dots: Remembrance and Reconciliation Project and EJI announce a scholarship essay contest for 2018-2019 AACPS 9th-12th graders

RACIAL JUSTICE ESSAY CONTEST The Equal Justice Initiative in partnership with the Connecting the Dots: Remembrance and Reconciliation Project is pleased to announce a scholarship contest open to 9th – 12th grade students attending high school in Anne Arundel County, where prizes totaling at…

SCHOOL SYSTEM TO HOST SECOND COMMUNITY CONVERSATION ABOUT ACCEPTANCE AND INCLUSION

As part of an ongoing effort to continue the dialogue and work toward creating climates free of hate and bigotry, Anne Arundel County Public Schools will host its second community meeting at Central Middle School later this month. As was the case at the…

Rally THIS Saturday in Annapolis at 11 for mental health awareness, funding and reducing the stigma – Our Minds Matter!

More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1713766622102376/?ti=icl Following Rally, there will be a workshop from 1-2. More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/919005778456686/?ti=icl

Please ask Governor Hogan to sign Education Reform Funding legislation.

Ask Governor Hogan to Sign Education Reform Funding Legislation Action:  Please take 1 minute to send this email to Governor Hogan asking him to sign SB1030 (Kirwan education legislation), to release funds for the next school year (which has discretion to withhold if he…

AACo Budget Open Letters

WISE would like to thank the County Executive for providing the opportunity for citizen input into the 2020 budget and urge him to be bold as he finalizes his proposal. WISE has organized as Mr. Pittman has challenged all residents. Will it make a…

Visit the County Executive’s budget planner, please.

County Executive Pittman’s budget tool is posted on the AA Co web site and  is not only great for figuring out the impacts of different spending and revenue options, it’s got the ability to Submit your preferred combination. The Capital reported last week that…