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BOE Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Policies on Elementary Grading System and on Grade Change Requirements and Appeals

Posted September 18, 2019

Hagerstown, MD (September 18, 2019) - The Washington County Board of Education (BOE), at its September 17, 2019 business meeting, approved the first reading of proposed Policy IKAB, entitled, "Grading System for Elementary Schools" and Policy IKC, entitled, "Grade Change Requirements and Appeals."

The BOE's Policy Committee is seeking comments from the community on the proposed changes, which are displayed in PDFs under Documents to the right of this page. You may submit your comments on or before September 27, 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 September 27, 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 policies, you may contact the Public Information Office at 301.766.2846. It is anticipated that proposed Policy IKAB and Policy IKC will be submitted to the Board of Education at its public business meeting on October 1, 2019 for the second reading and the Board’s final review and approval.