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School officials, staff urge county to increase education funding

April 26, 2023
Fifth graders in their classroom at school

Frederick County’s schools are facing a “perfect storm” of growth, inflation, and increases in the needs of students, and need more money to meet the challenges, the county school board’s president told the Frederick County Council Tuesday night. Frederick County Public Schools has seen 10% growth in the number of students over the past five years, creating pressure on all facets of the school system, Board of Education President Sue Johnson told the council at a hearing on County Executive Jessica Fitzwater’s proposed budget.

Article Source: Frederick News-Post

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