14 results found for: Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow

Concerns about BCPS’ use of technology in classrooms

Part of the Baltimore County Public Schools $1.5 billion budget that Superintendent Dallas Dance unveiled this week includes $272 million for the STAT program, which will […]

Op-Ed: BCPS needs to show us the money when it comes to technology initiative

The following is a guest post by Joanne C. Simpson:  Many Baltimore County families have faced tight budgets. And school administrators here tell parents there’s no money to spare when our children struggle in class […]

Op-Ed: Answers thin, logic thinner in BCPS tech initiative

This is a follow-up guest post by Joanne C. Simpson: Baltimore County Public Schools plans to expand its tech initiative, despite an apparent lack of funding […]

Motion to slow STAT at BCPS fails; school board approves budget and Dance’s contract

Baltimore County Public School board member Ann Miller made a motion tonight to slow the technology program known as STAT (Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow). She […]

Op-ed: Cost for laptop program at BCPS keeps rising

  Op-Ed By Joanne C. Simpson The true cost of Baltimore County Public Schools’ laptop initiative is a moving target—yet one dart seems to have hit […]

Op-ed: Technology is engaging, but is it really teaching kids?

By Anne Spigelmire Groth As retired teachers, my husband and I have followed the current initiative in Baltimore County Public Schools to place a computer in each […]

Op-ed: BCPS’ tech initiative will make students globally competitive

Here is an op-ed from three principals at Baltimore County Public Schools in defense of the Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow (STAT) program, which will be providing […]

Who is making money off BCPS students?

A new op-ed in The Baltimore Sun questions the “edtech takeover” of Baltimore County Public Schools: “The March 23 [State of the Schools] party — which […]

Ethics complaint filed against BCPS’ Dallas Dance

A former employee of Baltimore County Public Schools has filed an ethics complaint against BCPS Superintendent S. Dallas Dance in which he questions, among other things, […]

County auditors seek answers from BCPS on budget and tech initiative

By Joanne C. Simpson For The Towson Flyer Baltimore County auditors are pressing the public school system for answers on its laptop-per-student program, as well as […]