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October 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Updates County Council on Efforts to Reduce Class Size and More (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council recently received a briefing from officials at Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) about the latest efforts to reduce class size and to close the achievement gap. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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August 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Executive on Education Budget and School Year (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett talks about this year’s education budget and the impact he hopes to see from the additional funding.

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May 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Council Votes to Reduce Pay Raises and Cut Class Sizes

The Montgomery County Council voted to approve a plan that reduces the compensation packages for unions that represent thousands of County employees including; teachers, fire fighters, police officers, and public service workers on Monday. The current deal, which was renegotiated over the past two weeks, between the County and three unions, pushes back salary increases […]

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February 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Education Budget Forum Attracts a Big Crowd (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice is holding his annual education budget meetings where residents are invited to ask questions about the upcoming Fiscal Year 2017 budget. Videographer Mike Springirth covered the first meeting: Remaining education budget forums: March 9 – Gaithersburg High School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 16 – Magruder High School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 23 […]

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May 17, 2015 | Krista Brick

O’Neill: MCPS Classes Sizes Likely to Increase Next Year (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Board of Education President Patricia O’Neill talks about the impact of the fiscal constraints of the fiscal 2016 budget saying the result will be an increase in class size.

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October 28, 2013 | Staff Writer

Superintendent Recommends $1.55 Billion CIP

Superintendent Joshua P. Starr is recommending a $1.55 billion Capital Improvements Program (CIP) for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) that, over the next six years, would add hundreds of elementary school classrooms and ease overcrowding caused by years of dramatic enrollment growth. According to an MCPS new release, Starr’s CIP recommendations places a priority on […]

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