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BOE Seeking Comment on Proposed Policy Changes Regarding Teaching Controversial Issues

Posted May 7, 2018

Hagerstown, MD (May 7, 2018) - The Washington County Board of Education (BOE), at its May 1, 2018 business meeting, approved the first reading of proposed changes to Policy INB, entitled "Teaching About Controversial Issues (Political Activities)." 

The BOE's Policy Committee is seeking comments from the community on the proposed policy changes, which are displayed as a PDF under Documents to the right of this page. You may submit your comments on or before May 18, 2018, 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 May 18, 2018, 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 policies and exhibits, you may contact the Public Information Office at 301-766-2846. It is anticipated that Policy INB will be submitted to the Board of Education at its public business meeting on June 5, 2018 for the second reading and the Board’s final review and approval.