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MCPS Launches Improved Website; New Mobile App

(September 22, 2014)

Changes designed to make information easy to find on all devices Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) launched two major initiatives today (Monday, Sept. 22, 2014) designed to improve its onli ...(more)

Broad Acres Elementary School to be Renamed in Honor of Former Principal JoAnn Leleck

(September 22, 2014)

Renaming becomes effective October 1 The Montgomery County Board of Education on Monday (Sept. 22, 2014) unanimously approved renaming Broad Acres Elementary School in honor of the school’s former ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Monday, September 22

(September 18, 2014)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m., wit ...(more)

Media Advisory: Maryland Breakfast Challenge Launches at Key Middle School

(September 17, 2014)

No Kid Hungry Maryland, Montgomery County Public Schools Rise to the Maryland Breakfast Challenge on September 19 WHO:     Joshua P. Starr, Superintendent, Montgomery Co ...(more)

Media Advisory: Leggett, Rice and Starr Announce New Efforts to Reduce Teen Pedestrian Collisions

(September 15, 2014)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, County Council President Craig Rice and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua Starr will announce the new YOLO (You Only Live Once) e ...(more)

133 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

(September 10, 2014)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has 133 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists in the 2015 competition. The semifinalists will compete nationally for scholarships that will be announced in t ...(more)

Board of Education Receives Update on Opening of Schools; Discusses FY 2016 Operating Budget Interests; and Cultural Competency and Proficiency

(September 10, 2014)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. Among other items, the Board received an updat ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, September 9

(September 5, 2014)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., with p ...(more)

John Poole Middle School Educator a Finalist for State Teacher of the Year

(August 28, 2014)

Jane Lindsay, a grade 8 teacher at John Poole Middle School, has been named one of seven finalists for the 2014–2015 Maryland Teacher of the Year. The Maryland State Department of Education named ...(more)

Serving Unaccompanied Minors in Montgomery County Public Schools

(August 28, 2014)

Throughout the summer, there have been numerous reports of children and young adults fleeing their homes in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras due to the heightened violence in those countries. Some ...(more)

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)