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September 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Notifies Employees That Formal Reopening Planning is Underway

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) employees were notified on Friday that formal planning for some in-person instruction is beginning.  Last week Gov. Larry Hogan announced that all 24 Maryland jurisdictions have state-approved plans to bring at least some students back into school buildings this fall. In late August Hogan said eight school systems did not include […]

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August 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan to School Boards Not Planning on in Class Instruction: ‘That is Not Acceptable’

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that thanks to improving COVID-19 metrics, all jurisdictions in Maryland are able to safely reopen schools for in-person learning. State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon agreed with Hogan and said school systems should re-evaluate their plans by the end of the first quarter, especially those that plan to stay virtual into […]

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August 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

School Board Committee Will Meet Thursday to Discuss Special Education This Fall

The Montgomery County Board of Education Special Populations Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday to discuss special education in the fall semester.    Residents can submit questions before the meeting and watch live on YouTube and Facebook.  On Tuesday, the school board approved a plan for the fall semester, which begins Aug. 31 and […]

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August 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Board of Education Tables Discussion About Live Instruction Requirement Until Sept. 1

The Maryland State Board of Education is tabling a discussion about live instruction requirements for the fall semester until Sept. 1, one day after the first day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS).  On Monday, Maryland State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon recommended that the board approve a requirement that schools offer an average […]

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August 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Superintendent Recommends at Least 3.5 Hours Daily Live Instruction

Maryland State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon wants schools to offer an average of 3.5 hours of live virtual instruction per day this fall.  All school systems were required to submit their fall semester plans to the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) by Aug. 14. At an MSDE meeting Monday, Salmon said that while the […]

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June 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery College Partners with the Library of Congress (VIDEO)

Montgomery College is partnering with the Library of Congress on a new fellowship program in which faculty and students from the school will use the Library’s extensive assets to deepen the participants research and scholarship skills. MCTV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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August 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Montgomery College To Receive $1 Million Grant (VIDEO)

Sen. Barbara Mikulski visited Montgomery College’s Takoma Park-Silver Spring campus on Aug.11th and announced a $1 million grant to Montgomery College to provide support services to first-year students. “That would be a $1 million dollar over a five-year period,” she said. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard said this grant “recognizes college […]

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August 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Mikulski Hears From Students On College Tuition, Access, and Books (VIDEO)

During a recent visit to Montgomery College’s Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus on Aug.11 th, Sen. Barbara Mikulski discussed college affordability with students, professors and staff. Mikulski said she wanted to hear from students about college access as part of her Maryland College Affordability Tour. “That’s why I’m here today. Congress is beginning its debate on […]

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August 10, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Senator Mikulski to Visit Montgomery College in Silver Spring

Senator Barbara Mikulski is scheduled to visit the Montgomery College’s Takoma Park Silver Spring Campus on Aug. 11 at 10:15 a.m. to discuss college affordability and access with College President DeRionne Pollard. The visit comes after Mikulski’s announcement- along with Senator Ben Cardin- that the U.S. Department of Education awarded $4,2 million in grants to 15 institutes […]

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October 8, 2013 | Staff Writer

College Reopens Humanities Building on Oct. 8

UPDATED The Humanities Building on the Rockville campus of Montgomery College will reopen on Oct. 8. Classes will take place as scheduled, but the campus will relocate classes in several first floor classrooms that are continuing to undergo water clean up efforts. Any changes to locations will be posted on classroom doors. The faculty and […]

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