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February 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Education Forums Scheduled Around County

Residents will get a chance to hear information and to offer comments on the programs and budgets of Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College in a series of public forums that start Feb. 15, a county statement said. Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith and college President DeRionne Pollard will […]

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December 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Council President Berliner on School Funding (VIDEO)

Montgomery County President Roger Berliner responds to the FY 2018 Operating School Budget Recommendation by Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith. Smith is asking for an increase of roughly $62 million compared to the FY 2017 Operating Budget. In this MyMCMedia extra video, Berliner explains why it will not be an easy budget year for […]

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December 15, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

County Councilmember Craig Rice on Budget Recommendation by MCPS Superintendent (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice says the budget recommendation by Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith for the 2017-18 school year is a step in the right direction:  

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December 14, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Superintendent Jack Smith Recommends $2.52 Billion Operating Budget for FY 2018 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith presented his FY 2018 Operating Budget goals for the school system on Monday, including a 2.5 percent budget increase over current funding. Smith recommends a total of $2,519,848,012 for 2018. This is an increase of $62,374,251 compared to the FY 2017 Operating Budget. The spending increase will be used to […]

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December 13, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford is scheduled to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for GlaxoSmithKline Global Vaccines U.S. Research & Development Center today in Rockville. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education will be holding an all-day business meeting today. Superintendent Jack Smith […]

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December 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Swastika Drawn on Quince Orchard High School Restroom Wall

Montgomery County police are investigating an incident involving a swastika drawn on the wall of a boys restroom at Quince Orchard High School. According to police, a visitor at the school discovered the drawing Tuesday morning. Police Spokesperson Rebecca Innocenti said the symbol was written in pen on a tile. Quince Orchard High School Principal Carole […]

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October 31, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

MCPS Superintendent Releases FY 2018 Capital Budget and CIP Amendments

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith is recommending adjustments to the current Capital Improvements Program (CIP) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, including expenditure shifts for five projects, two new boundary studies and one site selection study, according to a news release. Smith submitted his  Recommended FY 2018 Capital Budget and Amendments to the FY 2017–2022 Capital […]

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October 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Superintendent Scheduled to Release Recommended FY 2018 Capital Budget on Oct. 27

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith is scheduled to release his recommended FY 2018 Capital Budget and the amendments to the FY 2017–2022 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) on Thursday. According to a news release, the Montgomery County Board of Education will hold public hearings on the CIP at 7 p.m. on  Nov. 10, and Nov. […]

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October 11, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Board of Education Seeking Waiver to Start School Before Labor Day

The Montgomery County Board of Education has approved a resolution to ask the state of Maryland for a waiver to start school next year before Labor Day. If the waiver is approved, the 2017-2018 school calendar will begin on Aug. 28 and conclude by June 15. Back in August, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued an […]

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July 20, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, July 20, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 20th, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County is hosting a town hall-style meeting on police and race relations at the Upcounty Regional Services Center in Germantown tonight. 2. Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro, MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith, and School Board President Michael Durso, are scheduled to visit […]

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