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April 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Spiegel Asks MCPS Superintendent for Briefing about Holocaust Curriculum (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg City Councilmember Ryan Spiegel, who also serves as the president of the Montgomery County chapter of the Maryland Municipal League, is asking Superintendent Jack Smith for a detailed briefing about the scope and status of the school district’s Holocaust curriculum. In a letter dated April 12th, Spiegel explains that his request comes at a […]

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March 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Releases Recommended Budget (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett has released his $5.3 billion recommended Fiscal Year 2017 operating budget to the County Council. Lorna Virgili was at the budget presentation and has more. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers on the Budget (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers notes that county funding for the public schools has not been above the minimum state required amount since 2009.

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

photo of Larry Bowers who will serve as acting superintendent following Joshua Starr's resignation effective Feb. 16, 2015

MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers on Leggett’s Recommended Operating Budget (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett unveiled his recommended operating $5.3 billion budget on March 15th. The proposed budget increases spending on Montgomery County Public Schools by almost $136 million. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers shares his reaction: Montgomery County Board of Education President Michael Durso and Interim Superintendent of […]

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August 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

The Search for the Next MCPS Superintendent to Continue This Fall

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is scheduled to relaunch its search for a new superintendent in the fall. MCPS Spokesperson Dana Tofig said school officials “anticipate” having a new person to lead Montgomery County’s school system by July 2016. In May, Andrew Houlihan, the chief academic officer of the Houston Independent School District, was the “preferred candidate” to […]

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May 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

photo of Larry Bowers who will serve as acting superintendent following Joshua Starr's resignation effective Feb. 16, 2015

Larry Bowers to Continue as Interim Superintendent of Schools

UPDATED May 20, 3:15 p.m.The Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Larry Bowers as interim superintendent of schools for Montgomery County Public Schools through June 30, 2016. ORIGINAL POST The Montgomery County Board of Education is scheduled to meet on Wednesday to take action on the conditional appointment of the interim superintendent of schools […]

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April 23, 2015 | Krista Brick

MCPS May Increase Extracurricular Fee

It might cost you more money next school year for your student to participate in an extracurricular activity at a Montgomery County Public School. MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers is proposing an increase of  $2.50 to the Extracurricular Activity Fee that supports adult-supervised extracurricular activities, such as sports and clubs, for middle and high school students. […]

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