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A Montgomery County Council committee is staying out of the turf war over access to soccer fields at Montgomery County schools. The council's education committee voted to let the school system move ahead on a construction bid for a field at Winston Churchill High School while a lawsuit over access to school fields plays out.
After reports about the usage of Montgomery County Board of Education-issued credit cards became public, the school board said it would form its own committee to look at policies.
Montgomery County Schools are held up as some of the best in the country, but a new report highlights a stark divide among high schools that affects student performance.
Four Montgomery County, Md., schools closed early Tuesday because of a loss of power and heat, and burst pipes.
Montgomery County Public Schools will hold four public meetings over the school year to garner parent feedback on a proposed plan to change the starting and ending times for county schools.
Tara Brach has been teaching meditation for more than 30 years, and on Oct. 7 she will bring her expertise and insight on the practice to students, parents and teachers in Montgomery County, Md.
The Montgomery County School Department confirmed that the Steven Knolls School and Oakland Terrace Elementary School are now closed.
Montgomery County has long touted its teacher evaluation system, which includes peer review for struggling teachers, as a great tool to ensure quality in the classroom. However, State Superintendent Lillian M. Lowery - the head of Maryland's schools - is not impressed.
While Maryland state lawmakers consider legislation on everything from banning assault- style weapons to procedures involving gun shop inspections, communities are examining school safety.
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