Parents’ Coalition of Montgomery County

July 12, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Escuelas públicas de Montgomery consideran menos requisitos para maestros sustitutos

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery están considerando minimizar los requisitos para maestros sustitutos. Hasta ahora, el Condado de Montgomery requiere que los sustitutos tengan al menos una licenciatura o hayan recibido la certificación de un programa acreditado. Si se reducen las calificaciones, las personas necesitarán un título de Asociado o un mínimo de […]

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July 11, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

MCPS’ Answer for Substitute Teacher Shortage Met with Mixed Reviews

Montgomery County Public Schools are considering loosening the requirements for substitute teachers. Until now, Montgomery County has required potential substitutes to have at least a Bachelor’s degree or received certification from an accredited program. If the qualifications are lowered, individuals will need an Associate’s degree or a minimum of 60 college credits beginning in the […]

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November 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

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School Board Member Dr. Judy Docca Apologizes for Derogatory Remark in July

Earlier this month, Dr. Judy Docca filed to run for a fourth term on Montgomery County School Board, as first reported by Bethesda Beat. This touched off a controversy over a statement Docca made in July during a board meeting. She referred to herself as “retarded” while describing herself as forgetful. The term is considered […]

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February 18, 2015 | Krista Brick

Civic Groups to Host MCPS Budgetpalooza!

It’s a Palooza! At least it is for those who are in to reading through the Montgomery County Public Schools’ $2.4 billion budget line by line. The Montgomery County Civic Federation, the Taxpayers League of Montgomery County, and the Parents’ Coalition of Montgomery County are inviting anyone interested to this year’s Budgetpalooza! It’s the third […]

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April 15, 2014 | Staff Writer

County Executive Candidates Forum in Rockville

The Montgomery County Civic Federation, the Montgomery County Taxpayers League and the Parents’ Coalition of Montgomery County hosted a candidates forum for County Executive on April 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Avenue, Rockville. The two hour forum began at 7 p.m. after an informal meet and greet session. WUSA*9’s journalist […]

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February 6, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

First ‘Hackathon’ Hopes to Increase Government Transparency

“Hacking” is encouraged at an upcoming event to increase government transparency.  The two-day program hosted by the Montgomery County Civic Federation, the Montgomery County Taxpayers League and the Parents’ Coalition of Montgomery County will bring activists together to work on community projects, apps and websites. “The event will bring together civic ‘hacktivists,’ including IT programmers and […]

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