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Dr. Joshua Starr on Importance of His Budget Request (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr responds to a question about what happens if his recent budget request is not approved. Take a look:

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Starr on the Budget Process (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, MCPS Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr explains the budget process ahead.

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Dr. Starr: ‘Best Job in America’ (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Dr. Joshua Starr tells us how much he loves his job.

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Student Leaders Meet With Board of Education (VIDEO)

Student representatives from many Montgomery County Public Schools recently joined voices and presented the Board of Education with a point of view from their perspective. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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Hollywood Executives Visit Montgomery College (VIDEO)

Montgomery College students exploring careers in TV and Film recently had the opportunity to hear from Hollywood business executives about the road to a career in the industry. Montgomery College’s Carolina Galeano reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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Montgomery College Professor Named Md. Professor of the Year

For the sixth year in a row, a Montgomery College professor has been named Maryland Professor of the Year by two education groups. KenYatta Rogers, a professor of theatre at Montgomery College, has been named the Maryland Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the […]

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MCPS to Launch Open Data Portal

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is preparing to launch a new open data portal in January that will allow the public to search, sort, and download a variety of information about the district. According to Superintendent Joshua Starr, OpenDataMCPS will launch on January 5, 2015 and will include the Superintendent’s Recommended Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 […]

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Starr Talks Achievement Gap

Dr. Joshua Starr

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Superintendent Joshua P. Starr, agrees that “there’s a big divide” and still work to do, but explains that students “do better in Montgomery County.” “We’ve been doing a lot. We’ve provided more funding, more resources to the schools that have the most kids in need,” Starr said.

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U.S. Secretaries of Labor and Commerce to Visit Montgomery College

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker are scheduled to visit Montgomery College’s Germantown campus Wednesday to talk about a $15 million federal grant to 14 community colleges in Maryland. Government leaders converge on the Germantown Campus to discuss the Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career […]

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O’Neill Selected as School Board President

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Patricia O’Neill  is the new president of the Board of Education for the next year replacing Philip Kauffman. According to a press release, the Walter Johnson High School graduated is looking forward to work with the leadership of Montgomery County Public Schools, the Montgomery County Council, and the Montgomery County Executive to “ensure that every child in each of our schools […]

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