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From third grade orchestra to environmental education, Howard County schools face pushback over proposed budget cuts

January 31, 2024

As Howard County’s school board works to close a $103.8 million budget gap, members of the school community have spoken out against a fairly small number of proposed cuts that total roughly $2.3 million. At a school board public hearing last week, residents pushed back on proposals to defund third grade orchestra, eliminate an environmental educator position and reduce Gifted and Talented offerings to elementary schoolers.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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