The Montgomery County Board of Education approved a final $2.6 billion Operating Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 on June 12.  The budget provides more than $77 million in additional funding that will allow the district to manage growth and make investments in critical areas to ensure all Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are achieving at high levels.  A majority of the spending increase will be used to maintain services for a growing number of students; ensure operational excellence and invest in strategic priorities.   Visit www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/budget/ for more information.