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May 5, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

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Karla Silvestre a los Padres de Familia: “Esto va a Pasar”

Karla Silvestre, miembro de la Junta de Educación del Condado de Montgomery, le envía un mensaje a los padres de familia de la comunidad escolar sobre la situación actual del cierre de escuelas y la implementación de la educación a distancia. Silvestre dijo que “esto va a pasar” y que los padres de familia con […]

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April 29, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Montgomery County School Board Member Discusses Challenges of Online Learning

Montgomery County Public Schools are set to continue with online instruction through May 15 due to the COVID-19 emergency. The shift to online learning has brought some difficulties to both teachers and students. Montgomery County Board of Education Member Karla Silvestre talks about some challenges with distance learning and possible plans for summer instruction.

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March 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Residents Encouraged to Respond to Census by April 1

The 2020 Census count is currently underway. Homes will receive in the mail an invitation to participate in the census from March 12-20. The questionnaire may be completed online, by phone, or by mail. These official Census Bureau mailings will include detailed information and a Census ID for completing the census online. Montgomery County Executive Marc […]

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February 12, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

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Junta de Educación Adopta Presupuesto Fiscal 2021

La Junta de Educación de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) adoptó el presupuesto del año fiscal 2021, el lunes. La Junta votó por unanimidad para adoptar un presupuesto de $ 2.803 mil millones para el año fiscal 2021, que es un aumento de $ 124.1 millones o 4.6% del presupuesto del año […]

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September 19, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery El Podcast: Karla Silvestre, también sufrió traumas por inmigración

La única latina en ser parte de la Junta Escolar del condado de Montgomery, llegó a EE.UU. junto a sus padres en busca de asilo político, temiendo ser deportada, y tras varios obstáculos, entendió que la educación era la única salida para cambiar su vida para siempre. Karla nos cuenta cómo pasa de ser una madre […]

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August 9, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Salvadoreños celebraron su día en Rockville

La 10o versión del Festival Salvadoreño-Americano se celebró en el campus de Rockville de Montgomery College. Cientos de salvadoreños, familiares y amigos se dieron cita el domingo 4 de agosto para celebrar el día del salvadoreño-americano, un día que quedo constituido después de que el ex Gobernador de Maryland Martín O’Malley lo otorgará por todas […]

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July 3, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

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La cara Latina de la Junta Escolar de Montgomery

La nueva integrante de la Junta Escolar del Condado de Montgomery Karla Silvestre conversó con Línea Directa sobre su motivación personal para lanzarse a este puesto público. Conoce un poco más sobre la nueva cara Latina en la Junta Escolar.

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December 3, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

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Watch Live As New Board of Education Members Are Sworn In

Montgomery County’s Board of Education is live broadcasting the swearing in of its new members today at 1 p.m. You can watch the ceremony by clicking this link. Here are the newest members of the Board of Education: Karla Silvestre (At Large) Judy Docca (District 1) Patricia O’Neill (District 3) Brenda Wolff (District 5) New […]

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November 29, 2018 | Tonia Bui

Notable General Election Outcomes For Diverse Women Candidates in Montgomery County

Maryland saw a record number of women elected to the General Assembly for the General Elections. As November comes to a close, Politics Within Politics (PWP) would like to recognize a few notable outcomes from the November 6 election results for women candidates in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Historically Elected African American Women to House […]

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September 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Students Awarded Thousands in Scholarships During Maryland Hispanic Gala

Dozens of students were awarded $2,000 in scholarship money during the Sixth Annual Maryland Hispanic Gala held at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. The Maryland Hispanic Gala Kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month observed from September 15 until October 15. Hear more in the video below:

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