The Montgomery County Council approved an operating budget for Fiscal Year 2019 on May 24. The budget allocates $2.59 billion to MCPS--$77.2 million more than the current fiscal year. This budget will allow MCPS to manage growth and invest in critical areas focused on improving student performance and expanding access to programs. The Board of Education will take final action on the budget at its business meeting on June 12, 2018. Please visit www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/budget/ for more information.