Update 3/5/2018 1:00 p.m. –Due to a scheduling conflict, the update from county and school system officials on the County Fiber Data Network program has been removed from the March 7, 2018, Board of Education meeting agenda.

The Board will receive the update at a later date.

A revised agenda accompies this news release. Information on agenda items is posted on theAACPS websitein the Board Docs section under the Board of Education tab.

Board of Education meeting agenda (revised), 3-7-18


The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County is scheduled to receive an update from county and school system officials on the Fiber Data Network program, at its next meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the Parham Building, located at 2644 Riva Road in Annapolis.

The network provides the infrastructure to connect all school system buildings to two data centers. It allows for data transport at speeds as high as 10 gigabits per second.

The Board will meet at 8:30 a.m. to vote to go into executive session, during which time it will discuss confidential matters as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act including, but not limited to, legal advice, personnel, and negotiations. Executive session is not open to the public. The public session of the meeting, which is open to the public, starts at 10 a.m.

A complete agenda for the meeting accompanies this news release. More information on agenda items will be posted on theAACPS websitein the Board Docs section under the Board of Education tab.

The general session of Wednesday’s Board meeting will be broadcast live on AACPS-TV, which can be found on Channel 96 on Comcast and Broadstripe, and Channel 36 on Verizon. High definition broadcasts can be seen on Channel 996 on Comcast, Channel 496 on Broadstripe, and Channel 1961 on Verizon. Rebroadcasts are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. the day after the meeting and 2:00 p.m. on subsequent Sundays.

The meeting can also beviewed live on the Internet here.

Archived videos of Board meetingsare also posted online.

Board of Education meeting agenda, 3-7-18

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