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WCBOE is Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Policy Changes

Posted August 16, 2023

On August 15, 2023, the Washington County Board of Education (“Board”) approved the first reading of proposed changes to:

  • Policy IGDL – “Student Activities Eligibility (High Schools)”
  • Policy KGA – “Disposition of Real Property”
  • Policy KDB – “Freedom of Information/Public Information Act Requests”
  • Policy ADC – “Use and Possession of Tobacco Products”

The Board’s Policy Committee (“Committee”) is seeking comments from the community at this time on the proposed changes to the policies, which are attached.  You may submit your comments electronically or by U.S. mail on or before September 1, 2023, to the members of the Committee and to the staff liaison to the Committee at the following addresses:

Email Address
Mr. Pieter Bickford, Committee Chairperson: [email protected]
Mr. Stan Stouffer, Committee Member: [email protected]
Mrs. Melissa Williams, Committee Member: [email protected]
Ms. Ilissa Ramm, Chief Legal Counsel and Staff Liaison to the Committee: [email protected]  

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

In the event you need a hard copy of the policies with the proposed changes, you may contact the Public Information Office at 301-766-2809.  The Committee anticipates submitting the proposed policy changes to the Board of Education at its public business meeting on September 19, 2023, for the second reading and the Board’s final review and approval.

Thank you.

Notice Date: August 16, 2023