FCPS central office

The Frederick County Public Schools central office

A task force examining Frederick County Public Schools’ special education programs in the wake of a Department of Justice investigation will have its first meeting May 17.

FCPS Interim Superintendent Mike Markoe announced in January that he was forming the “Blue Ribbon Task Force.” Its membership was being finalized this week, after about 150 people applied for a spot in the roughly 20-member group, he wrote in an email.

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Education reporter

Jillian Atelsek covers education for The Frederick News-Post. She grew up near Woodsboro, attended Walkersville High School and graduated from the University of Maryland in 2020 with degrees in journalism and history.

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