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Report Recommends No County-Issued Credit Cards for School Board Members

Montgomery County School Board members should stop using their county schools-issued credit cards, according to a new report released by an ad hoc committee Tuesday. The committee was set up to review the Montgomery County Schools policy on credit card use among board members after several members came under fire for what were deemed “inappropriate” […]

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Meet Montgomery College Student Brenda Isaacs (Video)

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First-year college students are not always right out of high school. Last year, more than half of Montgomery College students were over the age of 20. MCTV shares the story of one such determined student. Meet Brenda Isaacs in this report: Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery […]

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Drive for Supplies Program (Video)

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At the end of each school year, there are countless new and used supplies left over from local schools. Many of those items end up in the hands of those who need them the most through the schools Drive for Supplies program.  MCPS-TV reports there were more supplies to share this year than last. Learn […]

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MCPS to Increase Technology in the Classroom

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Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is beginning a multi-year effort to provide all students with access to mobile computers and a cloud-based learning platform that will enhance creativity and collaboration in the classroom. Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr and MCPS staff briefed the Montgomery County Board of Education at its July 15th meeting on […]

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MCPS: No Imminent Boundary Changes on Table

UPDATED, July 16, 2 p.m. The Montgomery County School board was quick to dispel  suggestions of any imminent plans for a boundary study as a way of eliminating the achievement gap after county council members on Monday suggested redistricting could be used in the effort. School officials and the council’s Education Committee got a briefing […]

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MCPS Class of 2014 Earns 70 National Merit Scholarships

Fourteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have received National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards sponsored by universities and colleges. Earlier this year, it was announced that 56 MCPS students had been awarded National Merit Scholarships—seven students were awarded college-sponsored scholarships, 17 students won corporate-sponsored scholarships, seven students were awarded National Achievement […]

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Rice Wants Answers about Closing the Achievement Gap (Video)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice said he is hoping to get some answers from Montgomery County Public Schools officials at the July 14 Education Committee meeting. Specifically, Rice said he is looking forward to learning about a timeline for closing the achievement gap. Take a look:

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MCPS Summer Lunch Program (Video)

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Thousands of children will have access to free, nutritious meals this summer thanks to the Montgomery County Public Schools summer food service program. MCPS-TV has the story from Montgomery Blair High School, one of the sites where free meals are distributed every weekday. Visit our PEG partner, MCPS- TV to view more of its local […]

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Montgomery College Athletic Awards (Video)

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Several Montgomery College Raptor athletes have received prestigious post-season awards following the spring sports seaon. MCTV’s Michael Brown has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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Montgomery Schools to Buy 40,000 Laptops and Tablets in Technology Initiative

A $15 million technology initiative in Montgomery County schools will have 40,000 laptops and tablets headed to the county’s students this school year. Montgomery County Public Schools is beginning a multi-year effort to provide all students with access to mobile computers and a cloud-based learning platform.  On July 15, Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr […]

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