Renovated Schools Set To Open with New Technology

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Library construction at Catonsville Elementary, Photo courtesy of the Baltimore Sun.

As reported by the Baltimore Sun, construction on three Baltimore County elementary schools will provide more space, amenities and technology for this year’s students.

As described in the article, improvements to the schools include:

  • Additional space for students
  • Air conditioning
  • a library media center
  • a science classroom with space for  students to work on experiments
  • a state-of-the-art stage

The Maryland Association of Counties tracks the costs of school construction and renovation to determine the effects on county governments that fund school updates and improvements for Maryland’s students. Technology to accompany modern curriculum and provide students with a 21st century learning environment is one cost driver in school construction.

For more information about Baltimore County school construction projects, see the full story, Opening day nears with renovated schools, better technology in Baltimore County from the Baltimore Sun.

For an update on county advocacy on school construction and its costs, attend the MACo Summer Conference session, To Boldly Go…Toward Better Modern Schools on Saturday, August 20, 2016; 9:30 am – 11:00 am at the Ocean City Convention Center.

Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, Maggie McIntosh will moderate the discussion with speakers including Martin Knott, Chair, 21st Century School Facilities Commission and Frederick County executive Jan Gardner, Member, 21st Century School Facilities Commission.

Learn more about MACo’s Summer Conference:

 

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