Poll: Media Coverage of Superintendent Maxwell

| July 30, 2013
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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

Anne Arundel’s Next Superintendent Should Restore Integrity to SMOB Elections,  June 27, 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 TO MEET IN CLOSED SESSION ON MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013,  July 26, 2013

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 CONTINUES PROCESS TO SELECT INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT,  July 18, 2013

BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MEET ON JULY 17, 2013, IN ANNAPOLIS,  July 15, 2013

BOARD OF EDUCATION MOVES CLOSER TO SELECTING AN INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT,  July 9, 2013

BOARD OF EDUCATION MOVES AHEAD IN SELECTION PROCESS FOR INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT,  July 3, 2013

BOARD OF EDUCATION BEGINS WORK TO SELECT INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT,  June 29, 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

Kevin Maxwell guest column: Opportunities, challenges and hope for the future,  July 27, 2013

Howard officials: New school superintendent “a smart choice”,  July 25, 2013

School board picks Howard County’s Mamie Perkins as interim superintendent,  July 24, 2013

Anne Arundel school board narrowing field of candidates for interim superintendent,  July 21, 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

Maxwell sets last day as Anne Arundel superintendent: July 31,  July 11, 2013

Kevin Maxwell,  July 11, 2013

School board sets deadline to find Maxwell’s replacement,  July 10, 2013

Former Anne Arundel executive Owens seeks interim schools superintendent post,  July 9, 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

Contract penalties possible for outgoing Anne Arundel superintendent,  June 28, 2013

Superintendent Kevin Maxwell resigns from Anne Arundel schools’ post,  June 27, 2013

Anne Arundel superintendent Maxwell to leave for Prince George’s County,  June 27, 2013

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