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October 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Student Forum on Sexual Harassment, Assault In Schools Set For Oct. 13

A student-led virtual town hall on sexual harassment and assault is set for Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. Montgomery County Public Schools is joining Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, Montgomery County Police Department, the Victim Assistance Sexual Assault Program, Choose Respect Montgomery, Coaching Boys Into Men, EveryMind and Identity on this forum for both students […]

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December 5, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 5, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Hanukkah Block Party: Shaare Torah and Shaare Torah Early Childhood Center are hosting a number of block parties in different Montgomery County neighborhoods to celebrate Hanukkah together. Today the celebration is coming to Main Street in Gaithersburg. Festivities begin at 6 […]

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October 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Council Approves Extra Funding To Fight Gangs in County

Montgomery County police and the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office will be getting nearly $844,000 to help combat gangs in the county, after action Tuesday by the County Council. The police will receive nearly $600,000 and the money will be used to restructure its Central Street Gang Unit allowing two sections to work together, according […]

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May 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County Program That Gives Teens Second Chances Celebrates 20 Years (VIDEO)

Teen Court, a program aimed at giving teens second chances in the judicial system, is celebrating 20 years of service in the community. The program was created in March of 1997  for first or second time juvenile offenders who have pleaded guilty to committing misdemeanor offenses. As a result of the guilty plea, respondents appear […]

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May 2, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Blair Ewing Students Take Part in School’s First Career Day (PHOTOS)

Staff at Blair G. Ewing Center, an alternative school that serves middle school and high school students who are unsuccessful in their home schools, organized the school’s first career day. “For our students who have made poor choices in the past, this is something to help inspire them, to help motivate them and to get […]

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July 1, 2015 | Aline Barros

School Board Approves Changes on MCPS Child Abuse Policy

Montgomery County Board of Education approved changes to policy JHC- Child Abuse and Neglect. The board met on June 30 and approved a revised set of draft protocols for reporting an allegation of abuse or neglect of a child. According to a news release, the policy guides Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) procedures and protocols […]

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April 23, 2015 | Krista Brick

School Board to Review Revised Abuse Reporting Protocols

The Montgomery County Board of Education is expected to review a revised set of draft protocols for reporting an allegation of abuse or neglect of a child at a board meeting on Monday. “It is basically making it clear what people are supposed to do and how to proceed if there is an allegation of abuse […]

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February 28, 2015 | Krista Brick

Andrews on his New Role at the State’s Attorney’s Office (VIDEO)

Former Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews talks about his role at the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s office as director of crime prevention initiatives.

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