geographic cost of education index

May 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

Rice Issues Statement on School Funding

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, chairman of the Council’s Education Committee, issued the following statement today after Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced he would not release Geographic Cost of Education Index (GCEI) funding to support Montgomery County Public Schools: “I am extremely disappointed with Governor Hogan’s decision not to release the Geographic Cost of Education […]

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May 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

MCPS Board President Urges Governor to Restore School Funding

Montgomery County Public Schools Board President Patricia O’Neill encouraged Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to restore full funding for the Geographic Cost of Education Index in her blog posted on the school system website Friday. Hogan has said he wanted to fund the index at 50 percent, meaning Montgomery County would lose out on $17 million. […]

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April 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Calls for Hogan to Release Funds for Education (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett was in Annapolis this week calling on Governor Larry Hogan to release $68 million of school funding in the state budget. The General Assembly passed a budget that restores the geographic cost of education index funding that grants certain counties additional monies to cope with the increasing numbers in school population. Montgomery […]

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