Weekly News Roundup: Teacher Recruitment Fair, New Hosptial Approved, County Seat May Move, Board of Ed. Applicants

County Executive Baker is making a controversial push to move the county seat from Upper Marlboro to Largo. (Washington Post)

The Sentinel writes that as of July 22, eight people had applied to fill the vacancy in the Board of Education left by at-large appointed member Dan Kauffman. County Executive Baker’s office declined to disclose the names of the applicants to the Sentinel. (Sentinel)

The plan for a new regional hospital to open at Largo Towne Center has been approved by the county. (Washington Post)

“The area surounding five Prince George’s County metro stations is about to undergo a major transformation. County leaders are trying to lure more millennials and big businesses away from Northern Virginia and D.C.” (CBS DC)

Board of Education member Lyn Mundey is under criminal investigation for falsifying documents qualifying her child for free and reduced meals. (ABC 7)

PGCPS will host a teacher recruitment fair on July 30 at Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School from 8 am to 1 pm. Find more information here. In addition, the Office of Talent Development will host a two-part substitute teacher academy, beginning July 27. Find more information here. (PGCPS)

Prince George’s County’s Office of Ethics and Accountability has a new complaing reporting process for ethics-related concerns, such as fraud, waste, or abuse. (Prince George’s County)

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