joshua starr

February 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of Joshua Starr and Board of Education at press conference following Starr's resignation

MCPS Superintendent Starr to Resign Feb. 16 (VIDEO)

At a news conference this week, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua Starr announced that he is resigning from his post later this month. You can find more information about the terms of Dr. Starr’s resignation on the Montgomery County Public Schools website. There is also a message to friends and colleagues on the […]

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February 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

BOE Issues Statement on Superintendent’s Contract

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education President Patricia O’Neill released the following statement on Feb. 1 regarding discussions about Superintendent Joshua Starr’s contract: “The Montgomery County Board of Education and Dr. Joshua P. Starr continue to discuss his future as superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools. Those conversations will continue tomorrow and we […]

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January 31, 2015 | Krista Brick

Starr Touts Accomplishments But Stays Mum on Future Plans

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr has just days to let the county’s school board know if he wants his contract as head of the school system renewed. Although not a letter of intent, Starr submitted to the school board last week a letter touting the school system’s accomplishments under his tenure. You […]

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January 30, 2015 | Krista Brick

County School Board Releases Statement on Starr’s Future

The Montgomery County School Board released a statement Friday afternoon about the ongoing discussion surrounding the renewal of Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr’s contract. The statement from MCPS Board President Patricia O’Neill reads: “A superintendent’s appointment and contract are among the most important responsibilities that the Board of Education has and every member takes these responsibilities […]

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January 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Uncertainty About Starr’s Future

UPDATED As questions are raised about the future of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua Starr, Councilmember Craig Rice and County Executive Isiah Leggett are sharing their thoughts on the superintendent’s future. Starr’s contract expires June 30, but school board policy requires the superintendent to indicate whether he wants his contract to be renewed […]

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January 23, 2015 | Aline Barros

MCPS Students Accept Literary Awards at Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Melanie Fernandez, Ummara Kahn and Sarah Green were honored with a Literary Award at the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at the Strathmore. Related:

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January 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Public Input Wanted on School Bell Times (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials are once again examining school start and end times and they want to know what you think. MCPS-TV has the story. The Board of Education will hold two public hearings on bell times, both on Thursday, January 22 in the auditorium of the Carver Educational Services Center at 850 […]

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January 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Starr Talks Diversity in Montgomery County Public Schools (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Joshua P. Starr, Superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools, said county students have opportunities to interact with students from other countries and learn about different cultures, but added that “You can always do more.” Watch here:

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January 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Food Facility Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett along with Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent (MCPS) Joshua Starr and other officials celebrated the opening of the new MCPS food distribution facility this week in Montgomery Village. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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December 20, 2014 | Krista Brick

MCPS Launches Initiative to Create More Diverse Workforce (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools launched an initiative to create a more diverse workforce. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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