WASHINGTON — Shameful: That’s what a Montgomery County Council member thinks of what’s going on in Annapolis. Montgomery County Public Schools are facing a cut of 370 school-based staff positions in the next school year,…
WASHINGTON — The recession might be over but it’s another painful budget challenge for Montgomery County. For the next three weeks the county council will work on the fiscal year 2016 budget that must be…
WASHINGTON — No glitzy new initiatives. No big-ticket projects. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett calls his FY2016 budget a “same-services” plan: one that seeks to enhance services where it can while avoiding expenses that could…
SILVER SPRING, Md. – A Montgomery County public school bus caught fire earlier this week due to a problem in the engine compartment. On Wednesday, the bus was traveling on Briggs Chaney Road in Silver…
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — High school suspensions in Montgomery County have dropped nearly 37 percent in the past school year. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1oUZNvg ) reports the drop in suspensions happened amid efforts to use…
The prickly subject of redrawing school boundaries to better integrate schools eventually made its way into the discussion of a widening achievement gap on Monday at the County Council.
The \”It\’s Academic\” team from James Hubert Blake High School in
Montgomery County broke a 53-year record Saturday when it won the Super Bowl
championship for the third consecutive year.
A student brought a small bottle that contained mercury onto a school bus and into Francis Scott Key Middle School in Silver Spring Wednesday morning.
A car ran over a fourth-grader\’s foot at Beverly Farms Elementary School in Montgomery County Monday morning.
Montgomery County schools are taking the first steps to teaching students how to be safer and kinder online.
Proposed changes to public school start and end times are getting a lot of attention in Montgomery County, and there\’s still time to share your opinion.
Four Montgomery County, Md., schools closed early Tuesday because of a loss of power and heat, and burst pipes.
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.
Area school systems are responding to a growing number of adults with smart phones.
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.