Education

August 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Mayor and Council

Gaithersburg Leaders to Tour School in Laurel to Learn About Construction Costs

Monday may be the first day of school in Montgomery County but it is also the day several Gaithersburg city officials, and at least one Board of Education member, are touring a school in Laurel at the suggestion of a state senator. Gaithersburg City Council member Neil Harris said local officials were told that the […]

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August 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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MCPS Hosts Open House at Hallie Wells Middle School (VIDEO)

Hallie Wells Middle School is the newest middle school in Montgomery County, and parents and students toured the state of the art facility at an open house last week. MCPS-TV reports, below:

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August 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Officials Remind Motorists to Stop for School Buses (VIDEO)

Summer is over for 159,000 students who head back to class for a new school year on August 29th in Montgomery County. Local officials say their top priority is keeping those students safe. This week, county officials have announced the expansion of the school bus camera enforcement program because motorists passing stopped school buses continues […]

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August 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Five Things You Need to Know: Back to School Special (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools is preparing to welcome more┬áthan 159,000 students on the first day of school. That’s about 2,500 more students than last year. What else do you need to know? Watch our Back to School special, below, for five things to keep you in the know this school year. Our coverage includes a […]

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August 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Assignment Education: Closing the Achievement Gap (VIDEO)

Closing the achievement gap is a top priority for educators, parents and other community members in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong reports.

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August 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Free Immunization Clinics Set for August and September (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials are reminding parents of important Tdap and MCV4 immunization requirements for seventh graders. Beginning later this week, Montgomery County Health and Human Services staff will provide free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations to incoming seventh-grade students at several locations throughout the County. The upcoming clinics will be held at the […]

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August 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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One on One with the Student Member of the Board of Education (VIDEO)

A senior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Eric Guerci is serving his second term as the student member of the Board of Education. And this school year, he has new voting privileges. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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August 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery College Kicks Off Its Academic Year With Classes on Aug. 29th (VIDEO)

Montgomery College begins its new academic year with classes set to begin on Monday, August 29th. This year is special as MCTV’s Michael Brown explains in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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August 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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School Bus Camera Enforcement Program Expands in MoCo (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials gathered for a back-to-school safety news conference outside Lakelands Park Middle School on Friday. During that news conference, Captain Tom Didone touted the expansion of the school bus camera safety enforcement program, and the importance of motorists to prepare for more traffic once school resumes. “School buses will be on the road […]

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August 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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New MCPS Superintendent is Looking Forward to the New School Year (VIDEO)

There is a new superintendent leading Montgomery County Public Schools, and he is looking forward to the new school year that begins on August 29th. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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