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ACPS receives update on Implementation of Blueprint for Maryland’s Future

December 16th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

A $3.8 billion education plan was adopted unanimously this month, but there’s still more work ahead for the board that approved it to ensure that school officials implement it. The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Accountability and Implementation Board, established by state law to administer the 10-year plan, will send a 185-page document to the governor, General Assembly and all 24 school systems. Now local school officials, with assistance from the Blueprint board and state Department of Education and other state and local agencies, must begin making decisions on how to implement the plan. Wendy Main, who serves as the Allegany County Board of Education’s Blueprint Coordinator, provided an update on the school system’s compliance with the legislation, that includes comprehensive changes to Maryland’s early childhood and public schools. She said public input will be sought next month with Superintendent Jeff Blank receiving regular briefings…