Howard County Public Schools has a current deficit of $50m in its operating budget and a $500m deferred maintenance backlog. Without corrective action, these deficits will continue to increase each year. In addition to the impact the deficit will have on the quality of educational programs for our community, it has the potential to impact our stellar bond rating as a County.
This election matters, because we need servant leaders who are able to see beyond personal preferences for the good of the community. We need servant leaders who are willing to collaborate with, seek input from, and objectively consider the needs of every HCPSS stakeholder with courage, consistency and compassion.
We need leaders who are capable of and willing to make tough decisions,, based upon the truth.
It is time for action. Because Every Stakeholder Matters. Student Focused. Business Minded.