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(1/2) WCBOE Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Policy Changes

Posted May 5, 2021

Hagerstown, MD (May 5, 2021) - On May 4, 2021, the Board of Education of Washington County (Board) approved the first reading of proposed changes to the following policies:

Policy BDE – “Policy on Board Member Standing Committees”
Policy JOA – “Release of Student Records”
Policy JOB –“Student Records”

The Board’s Policy Committee (Committee) is seeking comments from the community at this time on the proposed changes, which are listed to the right on this page.  You may submit your comments on or before May 14, 2021, electronically to the members of the Committee and to the staff liaison to the Committee.  The e-mail addresses are as follows:

Mr. Pieter Bickford, Committee Chairperson: BickfPie@wcps.k12.md.us
Mr. Stan Stouffer, Committee Member: StoufSta@wcps.k12.md.us
Mrs. Melissa Williams, Committee Member: WilliMel@wcps.k12.md.us
Ms. Patricia Ursprung, Deputy Legal Counsel and Staff Liaison to the Committee: UrsprPat@wcps.k12.md.us

In the event you wish to mail your comments to the Committee, you may do so at the following mailing address:

Mr. Pieter Bickford, Policy Committee Chairperson
Washington County Board of Education
10435 Downsville Pike
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

In the event you need a hard copy of the policies under consideration, you may contact the Public Information Office at 301-766-2846.  It is anticipated that the proposed changes will be submitted to the Board of Education at its public business meeting on May 18, 2021, for the second reading and the Board’s final review and approval.

Thank you.

Notice Date: May 5, 2021