Superintendent Kevin Maxwell’s last day in office is tomorrow, July 31, 2013. On August 1, 2013, he takes over the helm of the Prince George’s County Public Schools.
The Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) spends a large fraction of County taxes and receives a corresponding amount of print press coverage. What are your thoughts about the quality of that coverage?
But first, let’s check your knowledge. Where you don’t know the answer (and you aren’t expected to know them all), please make your best guess. Unless noted otherwise, all questions are for Fiscal Year 2013 (July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013):
Now, your opinion:
Recent Related Coverage in Eye on Annapolis
Maxwell’s Political Legacy: Not Pretty, July 27, 2013
School Board Selects Next Superintendent, July 23, 2013
Understanding The Capital Gazette’s Political Biases, July 21, 2013
Maxwell’s Unreported $1 Million Signing Bonus with Prince George’s County, Courtesy of Maryland Taxpayers, July 13, 2013
Governor to reappoint two incumbents to AACPS school board, June 29, 2013
Maxwell Makes It Official–He’s Leaving, June 27, 2013
Dr. Maxwell Resigns, Takes Reins For Prince Georges County, June 26, 2013
Recent Related Coverage by AACPS Press Office
BOARD OF EDUCATION APPOINTS MAMIE PERKINS AS INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT; FORMER HOWARD COUNTY ACTING SUPERINTENDENT WILL START AUG. 1, July 23, 2013
BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MEET ON JULY 23, 2013, TO VOTE ON INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT APPOINTMENT, July 22, 2013
BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MEET ON JULY 17, 2013, IN ANNAPOLIS, July 15, 2013
SUPERINTENDENT KEVIN MAXWELL RESIGNS TO BECOME CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS; BOARD TO DISCUSS VACANCY AT EMERGENCY CLOSED SESSION ON SATURDAY, June 27, 2013
Recent Related Coverage in The Capital
Howard officials: New school superintendent “a smart choice”, July 25, 2013
Delegate weighs in on Anne Arundel superintendent search, July 18, 2013
Maxwell’s depature, July 17, 2013
Maxwell penalized $20K for leaving Anne Arundel, July 16, 2013
Keving Maxwell Guest Column: Scholarship surge signals sustained success, July 15, 2013
Kevin Maxwell, July 11, 2013
School board sets deadline to find Maxwell’s replacement, July 10, 2013
School board trudges through Maxwell replacement process, July 3, 2013
Will Maxwell’s departure drain talent from schools?, July 1, 2013
School board seeking interim chief, June 29, 2013
Our say: Maxwell was an effective leader for county schools, June 28, 2013
Source: Snider, J.H., Poll: Media Coverage of Superintendent Maxwell, Eye On Annapolis, July 30, 2013.
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