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December 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Robert Goldman, Elaine Apter, Stuart Rosenthal, and Jane de Winter. Mooers and the panel discuss Montgomery Housing Partnership’s Angels for Children toy drive with Robert Goldman, the Montgomery County League of Women Voters considers death with dignity legislation with Elaine Apter, December’s issue […]

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May 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 15, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 15, in Montgomery County: 1. School budget: The County Council has a 1:30 p.m. meeting set to go over the spending plan for Montgomery County Public Schools. The session takes place in the Third Floor Hearing room. 2. Meeting the press: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner meets […]

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February 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Curious about who’s running for office in 2018? Candidates will begin filing paperwork on Feb. 28. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education approved the superintendent’s operating budget proposal on Tuesday. The spending plan now goes to County Executive Ike Leggett and […]

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March 11, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 11, in Montgomery County: 1.Five teams of Montgomery County students won prizes for their public service announcements at the sixth annual Choose Respect Conference. Find out who won here. 2. Do you know of someone who deserves a Golden Shovel Award for their neighborly acts this winter? […]

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March 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 10, in Montgomery County: 1. MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers is proposing an increase in class size and a staffing reduction to close the gap between what is being asked for in next year’s budget and what the school system may get. 2. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett […]

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March 9, 2015 | Krista Brick

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

MCPS Plan for Funding Gap Includes Fewer Teachers, Larger Class Size

Montgomery County’s Interim Superintendent for schools announced Monday that the school system is planning for a reduction in staffing and increases in class sizes at all grade levels in preparation for a budget request that might not get fully funded. Larry Bowers, released the information to the school system staff Monday. In February, the Board of […]

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February 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 26, in Montgomery County

Look to the sky this morning! The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County from 3 a.m. to noon today. Here are five more  things to know today, Feb. 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Police arrested a man for the murder of a 95-year-old retired Naval officer. 2. MCM Blogger Phil […]

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January 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

“We Want to Get on the Radar” (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Germantown resident Revonne Johnson explains why she is advocating for more money for schools at the County Executive’s Budget Forum on Jan. 6. Take a look:     Related posts:  

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December 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Starr Proposes $2.28-Billion Budget (Video)

Superintendent Joshua Starr unveiled his recommended $2.28 billion budget for the 2014-2015 school year. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television. Learn more, visit Montgomery County Public School website.

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