September 13, 2019
Counties concerned about a drop in the state share of funding their school construction projects got good news this week, as the Interagency Commission on School Construction voted for a “hold harmless” provision for FY 2021 and 2022. The revised state shares will still recognize growing shares for those whose formula dictated that change, but no jurisdiction will be left lower than in FY 2020.
Conduit Street Coverage: Construction Funding

Conduit Street Podcast Corner:
On the latest episode of the Conduit Street Podcast, Michael Sanderson and Kevin Kinnally discuss the latest news and notes from Annapolis, including last week's trip to the National Folk Festival in Wicomico County; big changes to House leadership and committee assignments; the latest on the school calendar debate; and a recap of last week's meeting of the Kirwan Commission's funding workgroup.
Listen to any MACo Podcast Episode: www.mdcounties.org/Podcast
Counties In Action
Special Olympics names 3 high schools as National Banner Unified Champion Schools for inclusion programs.
Eastern Shore counties unite to promote education in the trades at Chesapeake College, September 25, 2019.
National celebrities help Harford County celebrate National Recovery Month.

Corporate Partner Corner

MACo Gold Corporate Partner BGE, has announced a new challenge for STEAM students that could yield up to $10,000 in grant funding.

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