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BOE Seeking Comment on Proposed Changes to its Child Abuse and Child Neglect Reporting Policy

Posted March 11, 2019

Hagerstown, MD (March 11, 2019) - The Washington County Board of Education (BOE), at its March 5, 2019 business meeting, approved the first reading of proposed changes to Policy JLF, entitled "Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse and Child Neglect."

The BOE's Policy Committee is seeking comments from the community on the proposed policy, which is displayed as a PDF under Documents to the right of this page. You may submit your comments on or before March 26, 2019, electronically to the members of the Committee and to the staff liaison to the Committee. The e-mail addresses are as follows:

Mrs. Jacqueline Fischer, Committee Chairperson: FischJac@wcps.k12.md.us
Mr. Stan Stouffer, Committee Member: StoufSta@wcps.k12.md.us
Mrs. Melissa Williams, Committee Member: WilliMel@wcps.k12.md.us
Mr. Anthony Trotta, Chief Legal Counsel and Staff Liaison to the Committee: TrottAnt@wcps.k12.md.us

You may also submit written comments on or before March 26, 2019, to the members of the Committee and to the staff liaison to the Committee at the following mailing address:

Mrs. Jacqueline Fischer, Policy Committee Chairperson
Mr. Stan Stouffer, Policy Committee Member
Mrs. Melissa Williams, Policy Committee Member
Anthony J. Trotta, Chief Legal Counsel and Staff Liaison to the Committee

Washington County Board of Education
10435 Downsville Pike
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

In the event you need a hard copy of the policy and/or exhibit, you may contact the Public Information Office at 301-766-2846. It is anticipated that proposed changes to Policy JLF will be submitted to the Board of Education at its public business meeting on April 2, 2019 for the second reading and the Board’s final review and approval.