Monthly Archives: November 2017

Expensive Library Cards?

Here is a video introducing the BCPS One cards  – lanyard ID cards that all students and employees were issued sometime in 2014. The contract with Scholar Chip for $10 milion was cancelled after BCPS spent $4 million. Since it … Continue reading

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More Devices for BCPS?

BCPS is getting ready to buy more devices…when there has not been any evidence that student achievement has improved since the digital initative began several years ago. Business as usual?  Read more here

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It Just Keeps Coming

  Here is an article from Education Week – once again – about our school district.     Read it here  

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Another $200 Million

June 16, 2016 It’s getting ugly at the Baltimore County Public Schools Board of Education meetings.  There are two members who are trying their best to be accountable to the taxpayers and uphold the oaths they took when becoming members. … Continue reading

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Diane Ravitch on Baltimore County

Diane’s comments on BCPS are in italics.  Read her blog post here

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Baltimore County Front Page in the New York Times

On Saturday morning, November 4, 2017, our school district made the front page, above the fold news in The New York Times.  You would think we would be proud to receive national attention, but instead we are saddened and so … Continue reading

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