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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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December 3, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Board of Education

Watch Live As New Board of Education Members Are Sworn In

Montgomery County’s Board of Education is live broadcasting the swearing in of its new members today at 1 p.m. You can watch the ceremony by clicking this link. Here are the newest members of the Board of Education: Karla Silvestre (At Large) Judy Docca (District 1) Patricia O’Neill (District 3) Brenda Wolff (District 5) New […]

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November 29, 2018 | Tonia Bui

Notable General Election Outcomes For Diverse Women Candidates in Montgomery County

Maryland saw a record number of women elected to the General Assembly for the General Elections. As November comes to a close, Politics Within Politics (PWP) would like to recognize a few notable outcomes from the November 6 election results for women candidates in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Historically Elected African American Women to House […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Candidates’ Forum Monday at Gaithersburg High

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs and the  NAACP (Montgomery County Chapter) hosted a Board of Education candidates forum at Gaithersburg High School Monday, April 23. The forum included Ryan Arbuckle, Timur Edib, Marwa Omar Ibrahim, Julie Reiley, Brandon Orman Rippeon, John A. Robertson, Karla Silvestre, and Stephen Sugg […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Patricia O’Neill (D) Participates in Board of Education Candidates’ Forum

Patricia O’Neill, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large | District 3, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. O’Neill made the following closing statement: The forum included Ryan Arbuckle, Timur Edib, Marwa Omar Ibrahim, Julie […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

BOE on Group Topic

Board of Education Candidates Weigh in on Reading Goal for all MCPS Third Graders

Eleven candidates for Montgomery County Board of Education participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. All candidates were asked their position on the following question: Option A or Option B – Would you agree that the […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Patricia O’Neill Discusses Schools Preparation of Classroom Teachers

Patricia O’Neill, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education District 3 race, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. O’Neill responded to this question: How can MCPS better prepare teachers for the challenges of today’s classrooms? The forum […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Patricia O’Neill Discusses MCPS Approach to Accelerated and Enriched Instruction

Patricia O’Neill, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large race, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. O’Neill responded to this question: MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith is pursuing a shift of resources for specialized services directly to […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Candidates Weigh in on Expansion of Special Programs to All Schools

Eleven candidates for Montgomery County Board of Education participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. All candidates were asked their position on the following question: In an effort to expand access, given the limitations of the […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

BOE on Solar Panels

Board of Education Candidates Weigh in Installing Solar Panels on County Schools

Eleven candidates for Montgomery County Board of Education participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. All candidates were asked their position on the following question: Would you commit to installing solar panels on school structures at […]

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