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Roaches, rats, leaky ceilings in Montgomery Co. schools

Students and parents in Montgomery County are using public hearings this week to demand funding, pointing to shocking conditions inside a number of local schools.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 03:09pm EST

Tags: mcps, rats, roaches, Nick Iannelli

Parents, students hash out change in start times for Montgomery County schools

For the first time since 1993, Montgomery County Public Schools could change their bell schedules -- and there are plenty of opinions.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 07:18am EDT

Tags: start times, bell times, paint branch, Kate Ryan

Montgomery Co. schools pitches $1.5B building plan

Montgomery County Public Schools board will consider a multi-year, $1.5 billion plan to add classroom space as the district's populations continues to grow.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 04:45pm EDT

Tags: capital improvement plan, population growth

Montgomery Co. holds public forums on changes to school start times

The first of four public meetings on changing school start times at Montgomery County schools gets underway Monday night at Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 04:33pm EDT

Tags: school start times, Kate Ryan

Mother: 'My son told me he wanted to die' because of bullying

Despite a rise in national attention, an estimated 3.2 million students are bullied each year.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 06:45am EDT

Tags: Bullying, welcoming schools, alicia lozano

No quick fix for Montgomery County's poor math scores

Staffers studying Montgomery County's high failure rates on final math exams briefed the Board of Education Monday - and there won't be a quick fix.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 07:29am EDT

Tags: board of education, Math scores, Kate Ryan, mcps

Push to close Montgomery County schools for Muslim holidays

Public schools close around Jewish and Christian holidays, and some in Montgomery County are pushing for schools to include Islamic holidays in their closures.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 12:55pm EDT

Tags: eid, Kate Ryan, muslim, islamic, George Leventhal, Montgomery County Council,

Area schools requiring concussion tests for student athletes

Two local school districts are taking an extra step to reduce the effects of concussions among student athletes as more and more research demonstrates the severe and lasting toll concussions can have on young brains.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 04:47pm EDT

Tags: concussions, high school sports, Prince William County Public Schools, Kristi King

'Trust broken' as Rock Terrace School investigation continues

Montgomery County schools and officials continue to investigate potential financial management issues at the special education school.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 07:56am EDT

Tags: rock terrace school, Kate Ryan

Prosecutors investigative mishandling of disabled student stipends

The Montgomery County state's attorney's office is now involved in the investigation after parents learned that money was taken from their disabled students' secret bank accounts.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 08:45am EDT

Tags: rock terrace school, students with disabilities, Christopher Garran, Kate Ryan

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