Montgomery County School board member

February 21, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

School Board Committee Proposes No Academic Requirements for MCPS Athletes Freshman Year

In a Policy Management Committee meeting on Feb. 18, the Montgomery County school board committee proposed that high school freshmen should be eligible for sports and extracurricular activities regardless of their grades. The discussion initiated when reviewing the student policy that requires student-athletes to maintain a 2.0 GPA and have no more than one failing […]

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September 17, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Navarro Presenta Programa de Equidad Racial para el Condado

La actual Presidenta del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Nancy Navarro, presentó el proyecto de ley 27-19 en una conferencia de prensa el martes, que crearía un programa de equidad racial y justicia social para el gobierno del condado de Montgomery. Navarro ha encabezado el esfuerzo para crear una política sobre la equidad racial en […]

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September 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Navarro to Introduce County-Wide Racial Equity Program

Nancy Navarro is introducing Bill 27-19 at a press conference Tuesday, which would create a racial equity and social justice program for Montgomery County government. Navarro has been spearheading the effort to create a policy about racial equity in the county since April 2018. Meanwhile, since March 2019, Navarro, County Executive Marc Elrich, and other […]

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February 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Debate Continues Over Post-Labor Day School Start

Gov. Larry Hogan held a press conference Thursday, pushing back against Maryland Senate Democrats, who started a debate on overturning the mandate that requires schools to begin the academic year after Labor Day. In 2017, Hogan’s executive order to start Maryland public schools after Labor Day went into effect. Since then, Montgomery County Board of […]

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May 9, 2015 | Aline Barros

Celebrating Moms in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Mother’s Day is a busy time of the year for retailers like flower shops and restaurants. According to the National Retailer Federation, on Mother’s Day Americans spend about $20 billion on mom’s special day. However, it is also the day many say, “thank you, Mom, for everything you do.” “My mom is special because she […]

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May 5, 2015 | Aline Barros

Ortman-Fouse Talks About The Ideal Mother’s Day (VIDEO)

What is your idea of a perfect Mother’s Day? In this MyMCMedia Extra, School Board member Jill Ortman-Fouse shares some thoughts on her ideal day. Help us celebrate moms in Montgomery County this Mother’s Day. Send a photo of your mom or your favorite mom to or tweet your snapshots @MyMCMedia.

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