Category Archives: BOE

Some thoughts on AAC redistricting proposal

The AAC is still taking comments from the residents, but I am not sure how exactly certain comments are evaluated. Last night Polygon 147 (newly developed Centennial Overlook and 50 years old Woodland and Oak Hill) definitely showed up strong … Continue reading

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I am now a 2018 Howard County Board of Education Candidate

I am now a 2018 Howard County Board of Education Candidate. I filed my candidacy form Monday afternoon. I believe with our parents and kids, school teachers and staff, and our diverse communities, we can provide one of the best … Continue reading

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We Are In Need Adequate Public Facilities

We Are in Need of Adequate Public Facilities Dr. Chao Wu This article will be published on River Hill “The Villager” August 2017 Issue. We are facing probably one of the largest school redistricting efforts in the Howard County Public … Continue reading

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School Board Primer

I think this primer is helpful for understanding the basic structure of school board. https://www.nsba.org/about-us/frequently-asked-questions What is a school board’s most important responsibility? The most important responsibility of school boards is to work with their communities to improve student achievement … Continue reading

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Extremely Low HCPSS School Bus Utilization Rate for one school

The average ridership per bus is 24.32% on 10 school buses for a specif school. This is the rate I computed from data that some parents shared with me. The data was collected by bus drivers. Assuming the bus is … Continue reading

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HoCo Board of Education Election reform from 2018

Some key changes to BOE election, starting from 2018 thanks to Scott Ewart for his timely update. His original post: https://scotteblog.com/2017/04/11/hb-1299-2017-passes-in-the-maryland-senate/ Right now all 7 members of the Howard County Board of Education are elected as “At-Large” by county wide … Continue reading

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2017 HCPSS survey (unofficial)

​A current BOE board member forwarded this survey to me. They wanted to hear from the public. Please take a few seconds to complete it. Thanks. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9zsqyjx

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