August 31, 2015 | Aline Barros

Leggett Shares a Personal Photo at Back to School Kickoff (VIDEO)

The 2015-2016 school year begins with the highest enrollment in Montgomery County’s history. According to school officials, enrollment in Montgomery County Public Schools is increasing by more than 2,600 students this year, the eighth straight year of growth greater than 2,000 students. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett says although the numbers […]

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August 31, 2015 | Staff Writer

MCPS Welcomes Largest Enrollment Ever (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) welcomed more than 156,000 students for the first day of the 2015–2016 school year on Monday, the largest enrollment in the district’s history. Enrollment in MCPS is increasing by more than 2,600 students this year, the eighth straight year of growth greater than 2,000 students. School, state and county officials […]

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August 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke


Back to School: Enrollment Up, Start Times Moved Back, Superintendent Search Resumes

Montgomery County students head back to school on Aug. 31 and there may be more students in our district than ever before. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials expect to welcome 156,654 students, an enrollment increase of more than 2,800 students over last year, according to MCPS Spokesperson Dana Tofig. So what else is new […]

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July 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo of Montgomery County Council Committee on Education receiving Feb. 2 briefing on Child Abuse and Neglect

Education Committee to Discuss Code of Conduct Policy and Enrollment

The Montgomery County Council’s Education Committee is scheduled to meet at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 27th to receive a briefing on the Montgomery County Public Schools Code of Conduct. That policy, which was implemented in the 2014-15 school year to replace the previous student disciplinary policy, sought to reduce out-of-school suspensions. Information that will […]

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December 2, 2014 | Krista Brick

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

Gaithersburg City Leaders Question MCPS Enrollment Projection Model

Overcrowding at schools in Gaithersburg are putting a gag on development and on Monday city officials questioned why school capacity projects aren’t keeping up with school populations. “Our dilemma is that the city has to grow and replace old neighborhoods,” said Councilmember Henry Marraffa during a city council meeting where Montgomery County Schools officials talked […]

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October 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Kickoff (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined Interfaith Works Executive Director James Mannarino, Rockville Mayor Phyllis Marcuccio, Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz, Montgomery County Health and Human Services Director Uma Ahluwalia to kick-off the the start of enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They were joined on Oct. 1 at the Rockville Town Square by representatives […]

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September 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

Enrollment Begins for Affordable Care Act (Video)

Beginning October 1, uninsured adults between the ages of 18 and 64 will be able to sign up for health care coverage as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) goes into effect. Signed into law in March 2010, the law requires legal residents to have health insurance coverage beginning in 2014 or pay […]

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