Interviews for KCPS superintendent to begin April 26-27

ROCK HALL — The process to select a new superintendent of Kent County Public Schools has begun in earnest. The five elected Kent County school board members along with consultants contracted through the Maryland Association of Boards of Education met on Monday, April 15 to review all applications, board President Joe Goetz confirmed. The application […]

BOE to ask county for $930K in additional funding

ROCK HALL — As part of the budget process, Kent County Public Schools Superintendent Karen Couch presented a proposed spending plan for fiscal year 2025 to the Board of Education at its April 8 meeting. Couch told the school board that before beginning the budgeting process, a survey was distributed to staff, administrators and teachers […]

BOE asked to consider new requests totaling $1 million-plus for 2024-25 school year

ROCK HALL — Trying to figure out the magic number for next year’s budget for Kent County Public Schools was the focus of the March 11 regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting. Superintendent Karen Couch presented a list of “requirements, wishes, equipment and instructional materials” in preparation for drafting the fiscal year 2025 budget. Not […]

School board votes 4-1 to eliminate residency requirement for superintendent

ROCK HALL — At a specially scheduled meeting Monday night devoted to the search for the next superintendent of Kent County Public Schools, the Kent County Board of Education finalized the application and job requirements for a successor to Karen Couch. The application will be published Friday, March 8. The new hire will assume office […]

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