Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on March 6 in asking the House of Delegates to pass HB1323/SB 927, the Supplemental Public School Construction Matching Fund Program. The bill would provide funding for school construction to meet Montgomery County’s sharp increase in enrollment, […]
A new video featuring Montgomery County Public Schools administrators, principals, teachers and students emphasizes the County’s need for additional school construction funding. The County Council and County Executive Isiah Leggett have joined in asking the Maryland General Assembly to provide additional State funding for school construction. The Council is now reviewing the County Executive’s proposal […]
Three Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers have been named finalists for the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year award. The three educators are recipients of the Veteran Teacher Award by the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund. The recipients are: Kathryn Hageman, fifth grade teacher at Diamond Elementary School in Gaithersburg Jane Lindsay, eighth grade English teacher […]
As of March 6, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has used a total of nine emergency weather days (snow days). The 2013-2014 school calendar, as approved by the Montgomery County Board of Education, has four snow days built in, so MCPS is five days over its allotted number of snow days. The state of Maryland […]
The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) will hold it’s Spring 2014 Open House Saturday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. Prospective students and families are invited to attend where they will have the opportunity to learn about the more than 80 bachelor’s and graduate degree and certificate programs offered at USG. Participants will have […]
Despite recent discussion that Montgomery County may not get the school construction funding they’re hoping for this session, a group of County parents, advocates and political leaders will be traveling to Annapolis on March 6 to show legislators they’re not standing down when it comes to fighting for a solution to what they say is […]
Montgomery County Public Schools are closed Tuesday, March 4, due to emergency weather conditions. Administrative offices will be open on time. All school and community activities in school buildings also are canceled. For more schools information, visit the MCPS website at http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/.
Montgomery County Public Schools continues to perform at the top statewide and nationally in advanced placement exams. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming. Related:
All Montgomery County public schools (MCPS) and administrative offices are closed Monday, March 3 because of emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings also are canceled. For more schools information, visit the MCPS website at http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/.
A national celebrity stopped by Montgomery College recently to promote STEM education and cultural competency. Montgomery College’s Joseph Thompson reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.