November 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Board of Education Hires Firm to Conduct Anti-Racist Audit

Members of the Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously agreed to spend $455,000 to hire an anti-racist audit consultant for one year. Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium of Bethesda was awarded the contract to review such areas as curriculum, school culture, work force diversity, community engagement and working conditions, explained Monifa McKnight, deputy superintendent during the Nov. […]

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August 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force Will Hold First Meeting Monday

The Montgomery County Reimagining Public Safety Task Force will have its first meeting Monday, Aug. 31 at 6:30 p.m. according to a statement from the county.  In late June, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced that he was creating the task force. He said he would hire an outside consultant to conduct a full review […]

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February 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Council Interviews Appointee for Chief Equity Officer

Montgomery County Racial Equity Program Manager Tiffany Ward was interviewed by the County Council Tuesday for a position as the county’s Chief Equity Officer (CEO). Ward was appointed by County Executive Marc Elrich and the council will vote on her appointment on Feb. 25.  Today as the County Council celebrates Black History Month, it is […]

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January 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Postponed Boundary Analysis Meeting Rescheduled for Jan. 23

The MCPS districtwide boundary analysis meeting originally scheduled for Jan. 7 at Walter Johnson High School (WJHS), but postponed by snow, has a new date. The re-scheduled meeting will now take place on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 7-9 pm at WJHS. The boundary analysis is meant to assess MCPS’ geographic boundaries by evaluating student demographics, […]

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May 4, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Myths about Women and Money

There are many myths about women and money. It’s time for us to talk about them, sort out the truth from fiction and get in charge of our money. Video by Shanna Due, CFP Hire District Capital in Washington, DC as your holistic financial planner.

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March 19, 2015 | Aline Barros

Students and Parents to Speak Up at Education Forum in Silver Spring

The Montgomery County Education Forum, a nonprofit that advocates for better policies in the county’s educational system, is scheduled to host a community forum where students and parents get to speak up. The meeting will be held on March 19 , 7 p.m., at the Silver Spring Civic Building. According to forum officials, the purpose […]

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February 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

Equity One Presents Plans for Westwood in Bethesda

Equity One, developers of the new Westwood project, presented the company’s latest plans for the Westbard area of  Bethesda which call for new retail and residential units on the  property. The concept is for about 250,000 square feet of new retail–including a grocer, restaurants, services and shops–and 500-700 new residential units, depending on unit size. About 75 […]

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