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April 16, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

County Council of PTA’s Will Hold Online Seminar Discussing Curriculum Choices

Montgomery County Council of PTA’s( MCCPTA) will hold an online seminar to provide support for families with elementary and high school students. The online discussion will begin at 10 am on Saturday, April 17. Educators, PTA members and community leader will be present to offer insight and information regarding educational planning. County residents who are […]

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March 29, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Video de la Policía del Condado y el Personal Escolar con Niño de 5 Años Toma Atención Nacional

El video de 51 minutos de la cámara de la policía que mostraba vívidamente a dos oficiales de la Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD) reprendiendo verbalmente y esposando a un niño de kínder, de cinco años, de la Escuela Primaria East Silver Spring, que salió corriendo del edificio escolar, se ha vuelto viral, creando […]

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March 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

‘A Lot of Adults in the Room’: Video of County Police, School Staff Interaction with Kindergartener Goes National

The 51 minute police camera video that vividly showed two Montgomery County Police (MCPD) officers verbally berating and handcuffing a five-year-old East Silver Spring Elementary School kindergartner who ran from the school building — has gone viral — creating a storm of outrage on social media that spread far beyond the county borders. The video […]

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March 6, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Parent-Teacher Associations Seeks More Data on MCPS Indoor Air Quality Plan

Now that Montgomery County Public Schools [MCPS] students have started returning to in-person learning, the school district says they have put into place a robust series of safety measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations says they appreciate how well MCPS is handling the return to in-person instruction, they […]

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March 5, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Parents React to Return of In-Person Learning for MCPS Students

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) welcomed back about 700 students for the first phase of the return to in-person learning this week. Students in specific special education and career and technical education programs returned to buildings on March 1. Students in kindergarten through third grade will begin to return to buildings in phases starting March […]

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December 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

PTA President Weighs in on Debate Over Return to In-Person Learning

The Montgomery County Board of Education delayed its final vote for students’ return to in-person learning until Dec. 15. MCPS plans to bring students back for in-person instruction in phases beginning Jan. 12, 2021, if specific health metrics are met. While some local parents say the virtual learning platform is safe and has been working for […]

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July 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Parent Leader Reacts to Decision About Virtual-Only First Semester

Members of the Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations are responding to MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith’s announcement on updates to the district’s Fall 2020 recovery plan. Dr. Smith announced on Wednesday that MCPS would remain in a virtual-only instructional model for the first semester and “the foreseeable future.” The plan will be reassessed in […]

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July 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Parents Respond to MCPS Re-Opening Recovery Efforts

Some parents are speaking out now that Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Jack Smith, announced the district’s initial considerations and plans for the upcoming school year. The MCPS Fall 2020:Reimagine, Reopen, Recover draft plan includes details of what the school system expects to happen when school starts on August 31 for all students. MCPS […]

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May 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County PTA Addresses New MCPS Online Learning Phase and Grading System

Montgomery County Public Schools recently entered Phase III of online learning for students. There’s also a new grading system in place. These are some of the educational adjustments both students and parents face during the COVID-19 health crisis. It’s been about two months since students have engaged in virtual learning, and MCPS officials say they have been providing enriching […]

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April 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hucker Conduce Reunión Virtual con Expertos sobre COVID-19

James Bridgers, Oficial Adjunto de Salud del Condado de Montgomery, espera que el coronavirus alcance su punto máximo en el área, entre del 29 de abril y principios de mayo, dijo Bridgers el lunes por la noche durante una reunión virtual conducida por el vicepresidente del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Tom Hucker. Sin embargo, […]

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