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April 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Enter Equity Conversation

‘You Can’t Fix Racial Equity if You’re Going to Continue to Cater to Racists’ High school and middle school students came out to Gaithersburg High School Monday night to share their thoughts on racial equity and social justice policy. Students discussed in groups — large and small — how they’ve been affected by inequities at […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Middle School Rankings Based on Maryland Report Card Scores

Last week, every school in Montgomery County received a Maryland School Report Card, which serves as an education “accountability system” for Maryland’s public schools. The report cards measure test results, curriculum access, absenteeism rates, school climate, college and career readiness, and student growth. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance compared […]

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 10th, in Montgomery County: 1. Don’t leave the house without your umbrella and jacket. Rain is in the forecast again, and today’s wet weather may slow your commute. 2. The Montgomery County Council meets today, and on the agenda is a public hearing on a bill that […]

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February 11, 2015 | Krista Brick

Seneca Valley Principal to Advocate for New Building at MCPS Meeting

The Montgomery County Board of Education is heading up to Germantown to meet with the Seneca Valley cluster community on Thursday and Principal Marc Cohen said he believes the community will be advocating for a new high school. The meet and greet event starts at 7 p.m. in the Seneca Valley High School media center. […]

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November 14, 2014 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Investigates Conduct of Former Substitute Teacher

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is notifying parents that it continues to look into the employment record of Jose Pineda, a former substitute teacher who was recently arrested and charged with having inappropriate contact with a student at Roberto Clemente Middle School. Since the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year, Pineda has worked at 20 […]

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June 11, 2012 | Staff Writer

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“Excel Beyond the Bell” Pilot Program (Video)

The highly successful, “Excel Beyond the Bell” Program was developed together with the Department of Recreation and Montgomery County Public Schools to support at risk children. The program provides children with access to after school programs, academic support, hot meals and bus transportation. The program was introduced at Argyle , Roberto Clemente and Loiederman middle […]

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