Md. district’s school board to amend $1.26 billion operating budget

February 21, 2019 | Capital Gazette

Anne Arundel County school board members will propose “a large number” of amendments to the superintendent’s recommended $1.26 billion operating budget, said board President Terry Gilleland.

Superintendent George Arlotto’s budget includes requests to hire 201 teachers, increase substitute teacher pay, and expand services for non-native English-speaking students.

The superintendent is asking for $1.4 million to hire 13 guidance counselors, social workers and psychologists; and $1.9 million to hire 29.9 special education professionals.

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