Second PARCC Night Set for Feb. 2

MCPS, in partnership with the MCCPTA and the NAACP Parents’ Council, will host an information session for parents on the new PARCC assessments on Feb. 2. Parents will learn about PARCC and how MCPS is preparing students for success on these new assessments. The event will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. at Montgomery Blair High School.


Parents Invited to Participate in Listening Sessions on Special Education Processes and Services

MCPS parents will be offered multiple opportunities over the next several months to provide feedback on the district’s special education services. This will include listening sessions, focus groups and surveys. The listening sessions, hosted by the MCPS Special Education Advisory Committee and the Special Education Committee of the MCCPTA, will take place on Jan. 22 and Jan. 28. Both sessions will be held from 7–9 p.m.

Special Education

Minority Scholars Program Works to Reduce the Achievement Gap

Students from several high schools across the district have been working together to find ways to reduce the achievement gap in MCPS. These students are a part of the Minority Scholars Leadership Program, a student-led group whose mission is to help increase the academic success of minority students and foster positive relationships.

Minority Scholars

Parent Academy Offers New Workshops

Registration is open for the winter session of the MCPS Parent Academy that began on Jan. 14. Parent Academy workshops give parents useful tips and tools to support their children’s success in school. Don’t miss sessions on college and career planning, PARCC assessments, homework, substance abuse and many more topics.
The workshops are free and childcare and interpretation services are provided.

Parent Academy

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Bell Times Public Hearings

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