First Read Approved: BOE Seeking Comments on Proposed Policy Involving Student Journalists
Posted October 19, 2016
Hagerstown, MD (October 19, 2016) - Based on the work of the Board of Education’s (BOE) Policy Review and Development Committee, the BOE approved a first read of Policy JICE, entitled “Student Journalists - Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press.” during its October 18, 2016 business meeting. The BOE is providing an additional opportunity for public comment through the close of business on October 28, 2016.
The proposed policy can be found at Boarddocs: http://www.boarddocs.com/mabe/wcps/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=AEVKVB52DCC2
The BOE is expected to consider a second read and possible adoption of the policy at its November 1 business meeting.
Emails with comments may be sent to:
- Mrs. Jacqueline Fischer, Committee Chairperson: FischJac@wcps.k12.md.us
- Mrs. Donna Brightman, Committee Member: BrighDon@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
Written comments may also be sent to the above individuals at the Center for Education Services, 10435 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740.