Board of Education → Education Matters
Hosted by the BOE President, Education Matters is a 30-minute talk show where guests discuss education news, curriculum programs and initiatives, as well as challenges that schools, teachers and students face. The show features school success stories and what MCPS is doing to overcome barriers to student achievement.
Education Matters: Substance Abuse and Students
Board of Education President Phil Kauffman discusses how Montgomery County is handling substance abuse in schools. Topics of discussion include the role of parents, county government supports, alcohol and drugs of choice, substance abuse indicators, as well as prevention and outreach plans that foster greater communication among students, school staff and the police department. Guests included Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice, Police Captain Thomas Didone, Director of Student Services Ursula Hermann and school psychologist Pamela Lester.