Education

“It’s Time For Montgomery County to Change the Narrative” (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin addresses the school capacity crisis at a  recent press conference with county and state leaders. Local leaders are calling for $20 million in funds from the state to help with school construction.

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Raskin on School Capacity Crisis (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin addresses the school capacity crisis in Montgomery County:

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"We Need a Serious Investment from the State" (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin explains the need for millions in state funding to help alleviate the school capacity crisis in Montgomery County Public Schools.

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"A Tidal Wave of Students" (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett describes the status of school capacity in Montgomery County public schools at a press conference at Julius West Middle School where local leaders are calling on the state of Maryland for $20 million in school construction funds. Take a look:

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MCPS "Capacity Crisis" (Video)

After an unprecedented increase in enrollment, County Executive Isiah Leggett called for $20 million in state funds to help solve the “capacity crisis” in MCPS. The funds would go toward new school construction and much needed modernization upgrades of existing schools. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of […]

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"We're Bursting at the Seams" (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Dr. Joshua Starr, superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools, says area schools are bursting at the seams. He said schools don’t have enough seats for every student and many of these students are learning on stages, in hallways and in portable classrooms. Take a look:    

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Schools Capacity Crisis: PTA President Janette Gilman (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Janette Gilman (Montgomery County Council Parent-Teacher Associations President) said elected leaders have the opportunity to be super heroes for the county’s school kids by championing the need for millions of additional dollars from the state for schools construction in Montgomery County. Take a look:

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Elected Officials to Join Leggett in Call For $20 Million for School Construction

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett

Over 20 elected officials will join County Executive Isiah Leggett at Julius West Middle School on Oct. 31 to call for $20 million in state support to jump-start a public school building program to increase capacity and modernize facilities. Double-digit enrollment jumps occurring in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are leading to a crisis in […]

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