Month: November 2013

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) celebrates American Education Week Nov. 18-22. This year’s theme, “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility,” highlights the importance of bringing together educators, school staff, parents, students and communities in a unified effort to build great public schools. Each day of American Education Week spotlights a different aspect of school life and features a special observance. The observances are as follows: Monday, Nov. 18: Kick off Day. This day is to celebrate excellence in education by hosting kick off events and activities. Tuesday, Nov. 19: Parents Day. Schools are encouraged to invite parents Read more…

Motorists illegally passing school buses may now be recorded on cameras. Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is piloting CrossingGuard School Bus Stop Arm Enforcement for Charles County school buses. CrossingGuard is a new technology that involves the use of three cameras mounted on school buses. The cameras take pictures and videos of motorists illegally passing school buses. CCPS has been working towards introducing CrossingGuard technology to Charles County school buses for two years. According to Director of Transportation Richard Wesolowski, feedback about the CrossingGuard technology has been positive, and the school system and Charles County Sheriff’s Office will present pilot Read more…

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