Leggett is Optimistic About New MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) selected Jack Smith as the new superintendent. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett expresses confidence in the new leadership at MCPS.

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Jack Smith Discusses Security in Wake of Developments in Rockville High Case (VIDEO)

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In the wake of Friday’s announcement that charges had been dropped in the Rockville High School rape case, School Superintendent Jack Smith met with the members of the media. Here’s the video of his discussion with MyMCMedia.org: School Board President Michael Durso said the incident brings home the fact that school safety is important, whether […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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The latest episode of County Report This Week (CRTW) begins with an interview with County Executive Ike Leggett about the report of a rape at Rockville High School. Leggett talks about safety and security in the school system.  County Council President Roger Berliner also addresses the issue at his weekly briefing. Other CRTW reports include the […]

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Superintendent Sends Message to Parents About Security Procedures

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Dr. Jack Smith, the superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), is updating parents about school security in the district. According to Smith, officials are reviewing school safety and security protocols following the report of a rape in a bathroom at Rockville High School, two weeks ago, on March 16. “The recent tragic incident at […]

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Governor Hogan Met with MCPS Superintendent Smith Today, DeVos Issues Statement (VIDEO)

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan met briefly with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith today during a visit at Carderock Springs Elementary School. Their meeting comes one week to the day that a 14-year-old girl reported she was raped at Rockville High School by two other students. “We are very concerned about the situation […]

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UPDATED: Police and MCPS Officials Address Rockville High PTSA Following Rape Report (VIDEO)

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UPDATED: The Rockville High PTSA met Tuesday night receiving a presentation from Montgomery County Police officers and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials about safety and security at Rockville High School. Principal Billie-Jean Bensen began the meeting and she explained that it would be structured in three parts. She said parents were going to hear from […]

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Watch County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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County Report This Week includes reports on the new Science Building at Montgomery College, the archaeological study launched by the Planning Department in Bethesda, expansion of Ride On routes, Black History Month celebrations and more. Watch the show in its entirety, below:

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Superintendent and BOE Respond to Trump Administration's Decision

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Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) President Michael Durso and Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent (MCPS) Jack Smith released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s decision to rescind federal protections for transgender students in schools: “The Montgomery County Board of Education and Montgomery County Public Schools reaffirm our commitment to providing a […]

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Watch County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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County Report This Week includes reports on the Montgomery County Public Schools’ operating budget, upcoming education forums, a town hall meeting in Rockville about diversity and more. Watch the show in its entirety, below:

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Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 9, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Jan. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up! It’s going to be a cold Monday. The National Weather Service predicts high temps to be near 30 degrees. 2. Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to present a proclamation at 11 a.m. at […]

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Board of Education Sets Calendar for 2017-18 School Year

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The Board of Education adopted the calendar for the 2017-18 school year at its Dec. 13 meeting, according to a press release. School will begin on Tuesday Sept. 5 and the last day is scheduled for Thursday June 14. “We understand how important it is for out families to have a calendar as soon as […]

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