News Release, Charles County Board of Education

The Board of Education of Charles County is holding a Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28 in the boardroom at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building.

The topic will center on the future of public schools. The Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education — also known as the Kirwan Commission — put forth recommendations to improve the quality of the state’s public education system. Board members want to hear what CCPS parents and students, and county residents would like to see as the school system phases in commission recommendations.

The Town Hall will be televised live on the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) website at and broadcast on Comcast Channel 96/Verizon FiOS Channel 12.

Speakers should identify themselves and statements should be brief, to the point and limited to education-related topics. Personnel matters, pending or potential appeals regarding the actions or statements of individual staff members of the private lives of any individual are not appropriate topics.

The following is an agenda and is subject to change.

  • Call to order – 6:30 p.m.
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Town Hall
  • Adjournment

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