MOCO Students for Change

April 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Community Members Divided Over Montgomery School Boundary Analysis

More than 100 Community Members Offer Feedback on School Boundaries at Kennedy High School Montgomery County Public Schools’ second boundary assessment community conversation at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring brought out students activists, parents, and teachers. Derek Turner, a spokesperson for MCPS, estimates that between 65 to 70 people attended the first […]

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April 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Enter Equity Conversation

‘You Can’t Fix Racial Equity if You’re Going to Continue to Cater to Racists’ High school and middle school students came out to Gaithersburg High School Monday night to share their thoughts on racial equity and social justice policy. Students discussed in groups — large and small — how they’ve been affected by inequities at […]

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March 14, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Hundreds of Students March to Capitol Hill to Protest Gun Violence

Several hundreds of MCPS students participated in the Walkout Against Gun Violence on Thursday, including some from Montgomery Blair High School. “MOCO Students For Change”, a student-led movement against gun violence – helped organize the event.  From Blair, the students headed to the Silver Spring Metro Station. Although students from several MCPS schools participated, they […]

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March 13, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Preview of Thursday’s Student Walkout Against Gun Violence

On March 14, students from around the DMV plan to walk out of school and march from the White House to the walls of the Capitol. Student organizer for Montgomery County Students for Change, Dani Miller says this walkout is an effort to protest of the federal government’s lack of action on the deadly issue […]

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