|Release Date: 11/9/2012|
What: Four community forums have been scheduled to solicit feedback from students, parents, stakeholders, and others about magnet school programs and offerings available to students in Baltimore County Public Schools. BCPS is seeking information about the reasons parents and their students apply to magnet programs, how effectively magnet programs meet the needs of students, and how magnet programs can be improved.
When & Where: Each of the four forums listed below is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.:
Magnet programs are theme-oriented programs with a specialized curriculum or an emphasis on instruction that is different from that generally offered in other schools in the school system. They provide in-depth experiences and distinct choices for students with different interests, talents, and aptitudes, while fulfilling Baltimore County Public Schools’ requirements for promotion and graduation. Access to these specialized programs is provided through the magnet application process.
For more information about BCPS magnet programs, please visit http://www.bcps.org/offices/omp/ on the Web.