The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County is hosting a virtual panel discussion Monday at 7 p.m. as part of their Trending Topics series.
The League regularly hosts a webinar on a trending topic of interest to residents. The meetings start with presentations by experts on the topic followed by a question and answer period. The meetings are currently held virtually but prior to the pandemic, were done in person.
The Blueprint for MD’s Future has been developed to address disparities in academic achievement within the state’s public school systems. Join us for our this much needed conversation. Reserve your today: https://t.co/EfB8fDAF67
Q&A to follow. @MCPS @MDBlueprintAIB @NAMIMoCo pic.twitter.com/MUuIeNCA9f
— The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County MD (@MoCoMDLWV) January 10, 2023
Tonight’s topic, “Closing the Achievement Gap in Montgomery Public Schools: Probability or Pipe Dream?” explores the state’s plan, known as the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, to address disparities in academic achievement in the public school system. The panel will discuss if the plan is realistic.
The panel includes:
Isiah Leggett: Chair, Maryland Accountability and Implementation Board
Dr. Monifa McKnight: Superintendent, Montgomery County Public Schools
Stephanie Rosen: Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Montgomery County
Abeba “Abba” Gebrehiwot: Parent Community Coordinator, Montgomery County Public Schools
Recordings of forums and presentations by the League are available on YouTube.