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October 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County’s Board of Education has voted to seek a waiver from the state of Maryland to start the 2017-2018 school year before Labor Day. 2. Now is the time to get your flu shot. Maryland health officials have confirmed the first […]

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January 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

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BOE President Pat O’Neill: “Tourism Should Not Drive Education”

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education President Pat O’Neill has posted a statement on the MCPS website about the petition to start schools after Labor Day. You can read the statement in its entirety below: “For many years, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has been leading an effort to have the state’s public schools begin […]

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