What Impact Does Money Have on a Child’s Education?

Teacher reading to students in class

When we think of the things that have the biggest impact on the success of a child, we think about the teacher. So, following the School Board’s approval of the Superintendent’s proposed budget last week, we are asking, “Does money really make a difference?”

Board Matters: Farewell to Five Board Members, Hello to the Capital Budget and the New Calendar


The last School Board meeting before the holidays included approval of the 2019-2020 academic calendar, an update on the Program of Studies, the difference in costs associated with a single high school and a connected high school for The High School Project, and approval of the Capital Improvement Program Budget for the next ten years.

City Council Votes FY 2018 Budget

Mutliple heads of students

The City Council passed their budget for FY 2018 on Thursday evening. The total funds approved by the City Council leave ACPS with a $2.1 million gap from the approved Operating Budget and $13.5 million for the approved Capital Improvement Program.