Carroll County Public Schools' first equity policy created with all students in mind, has 'teeth to it'

Carroll County Public Schools has an equity policy for the first time, approved formally earlier this month. Under regulations put in place at the end of 2018 by the Maryland State Department of Education, all school systems are required to develop an equity policy and guidelines. The purpose is to “remove institutional barriers through providing access to educational opportunities that benefit each student.” CCPS has been working on their policy for about a year, even before the new regulations were official. Writing the guidelines are the next step.

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