Policies for Public Comment 

BOARD POLICY JEE,  Student Transfers  

Public Comment Sought on Amendments to Policy JEE

Se Solicita la Opinión Pública sobre las Enmiendas a la Política JEE (Spanish)

Les commentaires et opinions du public sur les modifications à la Politique JEE sont sollicités (French)

徵求公眾對政策JEE修訂條款的意見 (Chinese)

Policy JEE 정책 수정에 대한 여론 수렴 (Korean)

Xin Ý Kiến Công Chúng về Những Sửa Đổi cho Policy JEE (Vietnamese)

ስለ ፖሊሲ "Policy JEE" በተደረገው ማሻሻያ ላይ የህዝብ አስተያየት ይፈለጋል (Amharic)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is proposing amendments to Board Policy JEE, Student Transfers, and is seeking public comment on the amendments. 

Highlights of the Board's amendments include the following topics:

  • unique hardships that may qualify students for transfers based on family circumstances;
  • extenuating circumstances related to the medical, emotional, or social well-being of a student;
  • clarification of the provision for receiving a transfer based on a sibling's school of attendance;
  • conditions for approving transfers of children of staff members;
  • academic transfers for high school students; and
  • adjustments to make reapplication procedures more consistent for students on approved transfers transitioning from elementary-to-middle school or middle-to-high school.

Draft Board Policy JEE is now available for public comment until December 18, 2019.

Read draft Board Policy JEE

Read draft Board Policy JEE, Transferencias de Estudiantes (Spanish)

Read draft Board Policy JEE, Transferts d'Élèves (French)

Read draft Board Policy JEE, 學生轉學 (Chinese)

Read draft Board Policy JEE, የተማሪ ዝውውሮች (Amharic)

Read draft Board Policy JEE, Chuyển Trường Cho Học Sinh (Vietnamese)

Read draft Board Policy JEE, 학생 전학(Student Transfers) (Korean)

Board Policy BOA, Legal Services

Public Comment Sought on Amendments to Policy BOA

Política BOA del Consejo de Educación, Servicios Legale (Spanish)
 
 
 
 
 

 

The Montgomery County Board of Education is proposing amendments to Policy BOA, Legal Services, and is seeking public comment on the amendments. 

Draft Policy BOA, Legal Services, reaffirms the right of the Board of Education to retain attorneys for advice and representation in legal matters and sets forth a comprehensive plan for the efficient and effective management of legal services.

Proposed amendments emphasize the importance of proactive legal problem solving, and affirm collaborative dispute resolution and strategic decision making to promote equity and academic excellence for all students. Draft Policy BOA, Legal Services, further reflects that, in consultation with the Board of Education, the superintendent of schools, and other administrators, the general counsel is responsible for overall management of legal services. The superintendent of schools and the general counsel shall consult with the Board regarding settlement of legal claims with significant budgetary or programmatic implications.

Draft Board Policy BOA is now available for public comment until January 12, 2020.

Read draft Board Policy BOA  

Comment on draft Board Policy BOA here   

Board Policy IGS,  Educational Technology

Public Comment Sought on Amendments to Policy IGS

Política IGS del Consejo de Educación,Tecnología Educativa (Spanish)
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Montgomery County Board of Education is proposing amendments to Policy IGS, Educational Technology, and is seeking public comment on the amendments.  Proposed amendments set forth guiding principles for the integration of technology resources in support of teaching and learning, as well as the essential operational functions of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). 

Draft Policy IGS, Educational Technology, reaffirms the Board's commitment to equitable access and opportunity for all students and staff to use technology to communicate, collaborate, create, and innovate safely and responsibly in support of teaching and learning. 

The proposed amendments provide updated principles to guide the integration of technology resources to support teaching, learning, and operations:
  • technology is an integrated part of the teaching and learning process that supports curricular goals;
  • staff and students use technology resources capably, actively, and responsibly;
  • technology supports students in meeting diverse learning needs and pursuing a range of interests;
  • MCPS provides a comprehensive and functional technology infrastructure to support instruction and operations; and
  • MCPS will engage with multiple stakeholders to shape, advance, and accelerate the Board vision for empowered learning with educational technology, digital content, and learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs and range of interests of all learners.

Draft Board Policy IGS is now available for public comment until January 12, 2020.

Read draft Board Policy IGS  

Comment on draft Board Policy IGS here