School Funding

April 24, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Pledges to Fully Fund Schools Budget

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich — joined by members of the County Council and school officials — pledged Wednesday to fully fund the Montgomery County Public Schools budget. Last month, Elrich released his 2020 budget request that provided about $2.6 billion for the school system. The figure was $14.5 million shy of the MCPS request. […]

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January 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Michele Riley (D) Discusses Increase in County Recordation Tax and School Funding

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Michele Riley fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 24. Riley responds to a question about whether the 2016 increase in recordation tax was necessary to increase school funding. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area […]

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January 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Richard Gottfried (D) Discusses Increase in County Recordation Tax and School Funding

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Richard Gottfried fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 24. Gottfried responds to a question about whether the 2016 increase in recordation tax was necessary to increase school funding. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area […]

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January 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Evan Glass (D) Discusses Increase in County Recordation Tax and School Funding

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Evan Glass fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 24. Glass responds to a question about whether the 2016 increase in recordation tax was necessary to increase school funding. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area […]

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January 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Bill Conway (D) Discusses Increase in County Recordation Tax and School Funding

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Bill Conway fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 24. Conway responds to a question about whether the 2016 increase in recordation tax was necessary to increase school funding. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area […]

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January 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Cherri Branson (D) Discusses Increase in County Recordation Tax and School Funding

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Cherri Branson fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 24. Branson responds to a question about whether the 2016 increase in recordation tax was necessary to increase school funding. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area […]

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December 15, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

School Funding and More Discussed at Annual Legislative Breakfast (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

It’s an annual event that is traditionally known as the unofficial kick off for the upcoming session of the Maryland General Assembly Hundreds of Montgomery County and Maryland state leaders gathered at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center for the 2016 Committee for Montgomery Legislative Breakfast on Dec 15. The event was organized by […]

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August 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Executive on Education Budget and School Year (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett talks about this year’s education budget and the impact he hopes to see from the additional funding.

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April 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Praises Work of County Delegation in Annapolis (VIDEO)

The Maryland legislative session wrapped up in April. County Executive Ike Leggett was joined by other elected officials in Annapolis at a news briefing. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 10, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery College Students Travel to Annapolis for Student Advocacy Day (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Hundreds of college students from across the state traveled to Annapolis on Wednesday for Student Advocacy Day. The Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC), coordinated the event which, encourages students to challenge lawmakers on issues such as funding and tuition.  The event took place in the Miller Senate Office Building which is located on 11 […]

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