What is “Maintenance of Effort”? - “Maintenance of Effort” is a law requiring counties to spend at least as much, per pupil, on educational spending as they spent the previous year.
What does House Bill 349 & Senate Bill 388 have to do with Maintenance of Effort? - House Bill 349 and Senate Bill 388 exclude lease payments made by a county board of education from the maintenance of effort calculation.
How will this change of law help Crofton get a high school? -
This change in the law would make it possible for a private entity to fund the construction of a high school in Crofton and lease it to the Anne Arundel County Public Schools, with transfer of title to AACPS upon completion of the lease.
How can we help this bill become law? - These bills have been introduced in both the Maryland House of Delegates and the Maryland Senate.
Hearing on Senate Bill 388 will be held on February 19th, 2014 at 1pm BCHS will have a spokesperson there to testify in support of this bill.
Who sponsored these bills? - House Bill 349 was sponsored in the House of Delegates by a bipartisan group of 17 delegates, led by Delegate Cathy Vitale, and cross-filed in the Senate as Senate Bill 388 by Senator Ed Reilly.
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