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Chevy Chase Elementary Wins Award for Its Gifted and Talented Program

School becomes first in Montgomery County to earn the distinction from the state
01/13/17

Rockville High’s 56-year-old Bagpipe Band Fights To Keep MCPS Sponsorship

Booster club president says school system pulled funding, recognition
01/11/17

School Board Comes Out Against State Bills Mandating Less Sugar in Student Meals

County education officials oppose five school-related bills, stay neutral on another
01/11/17

Board Of Education Assures Families That Officials ‘Will Not Tolerate’ Hate Incidents

Monday evening message describes efforts to promote safe schools
01/10/17

Coalition of Parents Commissions Expert Report on MCPS Language Programs

Analysis recommends that school officials expand two-way immersion, prioritize racial equity
01/10/17

Assessments Show Student Gains After First Year of Summer Program

MCPS third- and fourth-graders improved in reading, math skills
01/09/17

Superintendent Says MCPS Is Taking Another Look at School Start Times Following Complaints

Concern about lengthened elementary school day is prompting fresh review
01/05/17

Parents, Advocates Press School Board For Money To Hire Bilingual Staff, Invest In Technology

Board of Education holding community meeting as members weigh $2.5 billion budget plan
01/05/17

Montessori School in Chevy Chase To Start High School Program in September

Administrators say it would be the area’s first Montessori high school
01/05/17

Education Year in Review

Here are some of the biggest local education stories of 2016
12/28/16

MCPS Chief Uses Holiday Video Message To Condemn Hate

Superintendent Jack Smith urges civility while discussing difficult topics
12/23/16

List of Holiday Closings

Schedule for government services, transportation providers during holiday season
12/23/16

MCPS Parents Have Six Weeks To Comment on Proposal To Replace ‘Sibling Link’ With Lottery

Shift to lottery system intended to increase diversity in language immersion programs
12/22/16

Montgomery County Public Schools Earns a ‘C’ for Lunches on School Food Scorecard

Report places MCPS 14th out of 24 Maryland school districts
12/20/16

Hogan Condemns Hate Crimes During Visit to Rockville Jewish School

Governor says state justice officials in close communication with county police
12/16/16

School Board Looks To Replace ‘Sibling Link’ with Lottery for Language Immersion Program Admission

Public to comment on tentative policy change before it sees a final vote
12/15/16

Perez to Run for Democratic Party Leader; ‘Black Lives Matter’ Incident at Churchill Sparks Call for Investigation

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Thursday morning
12/15/16

State Delegate Wants To Require Lessons about Affirmative Consent in County Classrooms

Kelly is offering legislation to expand curriculum for sex education classes
12/14/16

New Kensington Middle School Principal Named

27-year MCPS employee chosen to lead middle school opening in August 2017
12/14/16

New Public School Calendar Could Lead to Shorter Spring Break

County education officials decry state mandate to start classes after Labor Day
12/13/16
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