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Montgomery County Public Schools are closed Wednesday March 21, 2018 due to emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings also are canceled. All administrative offices are open. Day care programs in school buildings may remain open as scheduled. MCPS will reevaluate this decision by 5:00 a.m. to determine if closure of offices is necessary.

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Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) permanecerán cerradas el miércoles, 21 de marzo de 2018 debido a las condiciones del tiempo. Todas las actividades escolares y comunitarias en los edificios escolares quedan canceladas. Las oficinas administrativas abrirán en horario regular. Los programas de cuidado infantil en los edificios escolares podrán operar en horario regular. MCPS reevaluará esta decisión a las 5:00 a.m. para determinar si es necesario cerras las oficinas administrativas.

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Community Conversations → Summary of Public Input →  2008 → September 18, 2008

Testimony from September 18, 2008 Forum

Twenty-one individuals presented testimony before The Board of Education on a wide range of topics at the September 18, 2008 forum.

Watch forum video | Mire foro comunitario (Real, 02:35:00)

Written Testimony of Speakers


Read the written testimony of those who spoke, listed in the order in which they appeared at the forum.

All files are in the PDF format and require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

  1. Tina Progar — Least Restrictive Environment Access Group of Montgomery County
  2. Ladan Ghassemi — Parent
  3. Steve Augustino — Gaithersburg PTSA
  4. Amuthan Kannan — Least Restrictive Environment Access Group of Montgomery County
  5. Humza Kazmi — Individual
  6. Alice Kirkman — United to Save Special Education
  7. Joan Taylor — Individual
  8. Kay Romero — Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations
  9. Jane Hall — South Lake Elementary School PTA
  10. John Surr — Maryland Community Association for the Education of Young Children
  11. James Modrick — Parent
  12. Chris Lloyd — Teacher
  13. Kevin David — Seneca Valley Cluster Coordinator
  14. Vladimir Rodriguez — Student, Gaithersburg High School
  15. Nadine Gabai-Botero — Parent
  16. Pamela Luckett — Montgomery County Community Action Board
  17. Susan Young — Watkins Mill Cluster Coordinator
  18. Richard Wright — Montgomery Village Foundation
  19. David Castro — Identity, Inc.
  20. Johan Lahore — Student, Watkins Mill High School
  21. Carolyn Camacho — Parent

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