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MCPS to Launch Open Data Portal in January

(December 9, 2014)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will launch a new open data portal in January that will allow the public to search, sort, and download a variety of information about the district. Superinte ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Superintendent to Release FY 2016 Operating Budget Recommendation Tomorrow (Dec. 9)

(December 8, 2014)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua P. Starr will present his Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Operating Budget recommendation to the Board of Education tomorrow, Tuesday, December 9. H ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, December 9

(December 5, 2014)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m., wit ...(more)

Superintendent to hold Media Availability about Child Abuse

(December 4, 2014)

Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr will hold a media availability at 4:00 p.m. TODAY (Thursday, December 4, 2014) to discuss how allegations of child abuse are handled by Montgomery County Publ ...(more)

Statement from Superintendent Starr Regarding Child Abuse

(December 4, 2014)

On December 4, 2014, Superintendent Joshua P. Starr spoke with the media about how allegations of child abuse are handled by MCPS. Dr. Starr's statement is included below. Click here to ...(more)

MCPS Students Continue to Excel on AP Exams

(December 3, 2014)

More than 33,600 exams taken in 2014; 74 percent earn college-ready score Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students took more than 33,600 Advanced Placement (AP) exams in 2014, with nearly t ...(more)

Newly Elected Board of Education Member To Be Sworn In Dec. 2

(December 1, 2014)

One newly elected member of the Montgomery County Board of Education and three returning members will be sworn in on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Incoming member Jill Ortman-Fouse (At-large) and three i ...(more)

MCPS to Host Information Sessions on PARCC Assessments and Common Core State Standards

(November 21, 2014)

Parents are invited to learn more about the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessments at a special event on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. The first “PARCC ...(more)

Media Advisory: Thousands of Grade 2 Students to Attend Strathmore Concerts

(November 17, 2014)

More than 11,000 second grade students from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will experience classical music this week as the Music Center at Strathmore hosts the annual Strathmore St ...(more)

Board of Education Requests $223 Million Increase in School Construction Budget

(November 17, 2014)

Seeks help from the state to address space shortages The Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously approved amendments to the district’s six-year Capital Improvements Program (CIP) on ...(more)

Board of Education Sets Calendar for 2015-2016; Adopts Legislative Platform for 2015, and Discusses High School Milestones (Corrected)

(November 13, 2014)

Note: This press release is being resent with a date correction.  The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hun ...(more)

Update on the Investigation into Conduct of Former MCPS Substitute

(November 13, 2014)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is continuing to look into the employment record of Mr. Jose Pineda, a former substitute teacher who was recently arrested and charged with having inappropriate ...(more)

Quick Facts on 2015-2016 School Calendar

(November 12, 2014)

On November 11, 2014, the Montgomery County Board of Education made the decision to remove references to religious holidays from the 2015-2016 calendar. This is similar to what is done in many ot ...(more)

Statement on Background Checks for Contractors Working in Schools

(November 11, 2014)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent issued a statement during the Montgomery County Board of Education meeting on November 11, 2014. The superintendent made the statement following ...(more)

Hundreds Attend 2014 MCPS State of the Schools Event

(November 10, 2014)

Superintendent Starr Emphasizes Importance of Partnerships in 3rd Annual Address More than 850 people, including community and business leaders, parents and Montgomery County Public Schools (M ...(more)