Verletta White

Baltimore County superintendent's $1.65 billion budget plan calls for cutting back devices at elementary level

Baltimore County superintendent's $1.65 billion budget plan calls for cutting back devices at elementary level

Interim Superintendent Verletta White introduced a proposed $1.65 billion operating budget for Baltimore County Public Schools on Tuesday, saying the spending plan is “focused on our most valuable resources” — students and staff who make up the system.

White’s FY 2020 operating budget plan, unveiled at a Board of Education meeting in Towson, includes $56 million for administration, $603 million for instructional salaries and wages, and $209 million for special education.

The total request is an 8.1 percent increase from last year’s operating budget. The adopted FY 2019 budget...

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