Once again, Liberty and Westminster met in the final county match of the season. And once again, judges Fred Hecker, Maria Oesterreicher and Richard Titus declared Westminster the victor, edging Liberty 70-68.
A change to Carroll County Public Schools' out-of-district policy means varsity athletes will be on "restricted eligibility" for a full year if they switch high schools. There was worry that opening up school choice had an unintended consequence of allowing athletes to "abuse" the system by changing schools just based on sports.
Morgan Barton, of Manchester and Carroll Community College, represented approximately 500,000 community college students across the state at the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC) Student Advocacy Day before the Maryland General Assembly.
The Carroll County Board of Education heard a pitch from the National Federation of State High School Associations about implementing a streaming service for watching high school sports remotely for a monthly fee.
CASE, the employee bargaining unit representing educational support professionals, and Carroll County Public Schools both unanimously ratified an agreement in December, putting an end to a negotiation process that stretched more than a year.