Superintendent Jack Smith to Release Recommended Fiscal Year 2022 Operating Budget Recommendation Dec. 17
Superintendent Jack R. Smith will present his Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Operating Budget recommendation to the Board of Education and the MCPS community on Thursday, Dec. 17. The video presentation can be viewed on the MCPS website and will be broadcast on MCPS TV (Comcast Ch. 36, Verizon Ch. 34 and RCH Ch. 89) and YouTube at 7 p.m.
The FY 2022 Operating Budget is designed to maintain an effective school system, building on the progress MCPS has made in closing persistent achievement gaps and ensuring that all students leave MCPS college- and career-ready. The FY 2022 Operating Budget will provide funds for additional mental health supports for students, including those most impacted by virtual learning. MCPS also will implement a community school pilot program that will provide effective instructional practices and culturally relevant curriculum, along with community engagement. MCPS will provide supports to struggling learners impacted by virtual learning.