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Board of Education Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Revisions to Student Discipline Policy

(August 27, 2014)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to Policy JGA, Student Discipline.  This policy has been updated to align with new state regulations and a ...(more)

State Prosecutor Closes Investigation into Credit Card Usage

(August 26, 2014)

The Office of the State Prosecutor has closed its investigation into credit card usage by the Montgomery County Board of Education and found no evidence of any criminal wrongdoing. Investigators fr ...(more)

MCPS Students Head Back to School

(August 25, 2014)

Record enrollment, new buildings, new technology among highlights of 2014-2015 school year Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) begins the 2014–2015 school year Monday (August 25, 2014) with its ...(more)

Large-District Consortium Responds to U.S. Secretary of Education's Remarks on Testing

(August 25, 2014)

The Large Countywide and Suburban District Consortium, a network of leaders from 16 of the nation's most diverse and high achieving districts, applauds the announcement by U.S. Secretary of Education ...(more)

Thousands Attend MCPS Back-to-School Fair

(August 23, 2014)

Thousands of students, families, and community members attended the annual Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Back-to-School Fair on Saturday at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockvill ...(more)

Board of Education Discusses First Day of School Preparations; Takes Action on Policy, and Discusses Code of Conduct

(August 22, 2014)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. Among other items, the Board discussed preparat ...(more)

REMINDER: MCPS to Hold Press Event Monday to Celebrate the Start of a New School Year

(August 21, 2014)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will celebrate the start of the 2014-2015 school year with a media event TOMORROW Monday, August 25, at the new Wilson Wims Elementary School, 12420 Blue Sky Dr ...(more)

Beverly Farms ES Earns Gold LEED Certification

(August 21, 2014)

Fifteen MCPS schools have earned recognition from U.S. Green Building Council Beverly Farms Elementary School has been awarded Gold Level certification from the U.S. Green Building Council—the 15t ...(more)

ACT Performance Improves for MCPS Graduates

(August 20, 2014)

Class of 2014 outperforms state, nation The performance of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) graduates on the ACT college admissions exam improved for the third consecutive year. The MCP ...(more)

MCPS Back-to-School Fair Set for Saturday, August 23

(August 20, 2014)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will kick off the 2014-2015 school year with its annual Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, August 23, 2014, from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. at Carver Educational Services Cen ...(more)

Back-to-School Snapshots to be Featured on MCPS Website

(August 20, 2014)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is inviting parents to submit their favorite first-day-of-school snapshots on Monday, August 25. Many pictures will be shared on the district’s website and soci ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Thursday, August 21

(August 19, 2014)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m., with ...(more)

MCPS Seeks Donations for Give BACKpacks Campaign

(August 18, 2014)

There’s still time to donate to the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Give BACKpacks campaign. The district is working to raise funds to purchase backpacks filled with school supplies for studen ...(more)

MCPS Business Practices Recognized Nationally

(August 15, 2014)

For the third straight year, the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Procurement Unit has been recognized for its commitment to organizational excellence. The Achievement of Excellence in Pr ...(more)

Broad Acres ES Renaming Committee to Meet August 19

(August 15, 2014)

More than 200 members of the Broad Acres Elementary School community have signed a petition asking the Board of Education to consider renaming the school for its former principal, Mrs. JoAnn “Jody” Le ...(more)