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March 31, 2015 | Krista Brick

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MCPS Last Day of School Year to Cost Big Bucks

Sending students to school on Monday, June 15 will cost the school system between $600,000 and $750,000 more  the average school day. That’s the day, Montgomery County Public Schools has set to make up for the one snow day that has to be made up this year. State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lillian Lowery agreed […]

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March 18, 2015 | Krista Brick

MCPS Makes Official Snow Waiver Request

Montgomery County Public Schools officially sent a letter Tuesday to the Maryland State Board of Education to request a waiver to go three days below the 180 days of instruction required by state law. The 2014-2015 calendar adopted by the Montgomery County Board of Education includes 184 days of instruction, with the last day of […]

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March 2, 2015 | Krista Brick

Icy Day Could Chip Away MCPS Students’ Summer Vacation

Enjoy that snow day today students, because according to the Montgomery County Public Schools calendar you’re going to have to give the day back in June. MCPS Spokesman Dana Tofig told MyMCMedia Monday that today is the first non-built-in snow day, meaning this one triggers the school system’s contingency plan. But, with a forecast later […]

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