Ocean City Today

Board of Education Briefs 10/27/2017

By Kara Hallissey | Oct 26, 2017

(Oct. 27, 2017) The Worcester County Board of Education discussed the following at its Oct. 17 meeting:

Pocomoke grants

More than $10,000 in three grants were received by Pocomoke Middle School from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore.

Policy update

Worcester County Public Schools’ instructional materials selection policy was updated and approved to reflect digital resources. The policy had not been updated since 2007.

Outdated methods of teaching such as film strips, slides and transparencies were removed from the policy. Technology coaches and online privacy and security measures were added.

Field trip

Board members approved an international field trip to Germany for successful advanced placement students in grades nine through 12 at Pocomoke High School.

The trip is scheduled from April 19-27, 2019.

FY 2017 audit

Board members accepted an audit of fiscal-year 2017 financials during Tuesday’s board meeting.

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