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MCPS Warns Parents That Someone Is Asking Middle Schoolers To Send Nude Photos; Chelsea Manning Explains Why She's Running for Senate

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
01/29/18

Leggett Attempts To Calm Large Crowd Concerned About Cuts at First Budget Forum

More than 200 teachers and residents attended county executive’s first session on proposed fiscal 2019 spending in Silver Spring
01/25/18

MCPS Will Not Lengthen School Year To Make Up for Two Weather Closures

But superintendent says additional weather closures would affect summer vacation, spring break
01/24/18

School Notes: Former Child Soldier Speaks, Performs Music at Einstein in Kensington

Plus: Local student to be featured at national education conference; registration open for education forum
01/19/18

Blair Alumni Accuse Renowned Math Teacher of Years of ‘Harassing’ Behavior

Galvanized in part by the #MeToo movement, former students share stories spanning decades about now-retired instructor
01/19/18

Silver Spring Middle School Security Guard Sentenced to Probation for Having Sex with Student

Former employee pleaded guilty to sex offense and assault charges
01/19/18

Education Advocates Object To Proposed Budget Cuts in MCPS Central Services

Parents, students push to keep positions in accelerated instruction, language learning offices
01/17/18

Update: MCPS Closing on Wednesday, Instead of Delay

Out of concern for road conditions
01/17/18

Superintendent: MCPS Must Live ‘Closer to the Margins’ To Meet Leggett’s Savings Target

Council members set to discuss plan to reduce school system spending by $25 million
01/16/18

School Board Comes Out in Opposition to Bus Inspection Bill

MCPS staff says the measure could force buses to pull over at weigh stations, stop for roadside checks
01/16/18

School Notes: Montgomery County Public Schools Annual Report Is Online

Plus: Teens can take free video production course; school board accepting award nominations
01/15/18

Former MCPS Employee Indicted on Charges of Sexually Touching 10-Year-Old Girl

Gaithersburg resident was fired from school system in May
01/15/18

Del. Andrew Platt, Youngest Member of MoCo Legislative Delegation, Won’t Seek Second Term

School board member Smondrowski to drop council bid, run for delegate slot in District 17
01/10/18

Principal Chosen for Elementary School That Will Open This Year in Rockville

Rachel C. DuBois will leave Piney Branch Elementary to take new position
01/10/18

School Bus Carrying Student Slides Off Roadway in Potomac

No serious injuries were reported
01/09/18

Montgomery County Schools To Open on a Two-Hour Delay Tuesday

MCPS administrative offices to open on time despite weather conditions
01/08/18

State Police Charge Former School Lunch Aide in Silver Spring with Possession of Child Pornography

Cloverly Elementary principal tells parents the man was placed on administrative leave
01/08/18

UPDATED: Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery College To Close Early Because of Bad Weather; Water-Main Break Shuts Down Circuit Court

Students to be let out two-and-a-half hours early
01/08/18

County Police Charge Federal Worker With Soliciting Minor; Women Describe Harassment Experiences in Maryland Legislature

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday
01/08/18

School Notes: Blair High Student Writes Pro-Latin Opinion Piece for The Financial Times

Plus: Two former MCPS students to appear on NPR music program; Clarksburg High to host Tedx
01/05/18
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