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December 4, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

2020-21 Montgomery County School Year to Start Before Labor Day

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will open before Labor Day next school year, for the first time since 2016.  On Dec. 3, the county school board unanimously approved that in the 2020-2021 school year, classes will start on Aug. 31, 2020 and end on June 16, 2021. Labor Day will fall on Sept. 7. The […]

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January 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

Starr: MCPS Bell Times Should Change by 20 Minutes

Montgomery County Public Schools should start and end 20 minutes later, according to a new proposal from Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr. Starr is expected to release his proposal to the school board on Jan. 13. According to a memo from Starr to the Board of Education, the “most practicable of the no-cost options is for […]

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