Montgomerey County Council

June 11, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Racial Disparities Have ‘Real Life Consequences’

Councilmember Jawando got choked up at a Montgomery County Council meeting Tuesday after presentations about racial equity. He told the story of a friend’s death to gun violence over 20 years ago, and how he could connect the killing to the disparities described. “These things have real life consequences for many people,” he said, adding […]

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January 8, 2013 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Table photo

School Security Systems

On January 7, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro and Education Committee Chair Valerie Ervin sent a letter to Board of Education (BOE) President Christopher Barclay urging the Board to consider accelerating plans to install security systems in all Montgomery County Public Schools. Four years ago the Board requested, and the Council approved, funding in […]

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