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What Is a Robot? Third graders from Title 1 schools can tell you what a robot is—and how to build one

(December 7, 2018)

KID Museum and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) have partnered to pilot a robotics program for third graders from two elementary schools that receive Title 1 funds. The pilot program, titled Wh ...(more)

MCPS to Benefit from JPMorgan Chase & Co. $6M Commitment to Prepare Students for Local, In-Demand Jobs

(December 7, 2018)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will receive a grant from global financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. to expand access to economic opportunity for thousands of young people. This i ...(more)

Board of Education Elects Officers; Receives a Presentation and Discusses the Superintendent’s Recommended Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget Framework; Discusses Grading and Reporting; and Approves the 2019–2020 Innovative School Calendar

(December 6, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville.  During the meeting, the Board elected ...(more)

Shebra Evans Selected as President of the Montgomery County Board of Education

(December 4, 2018)

Shebra Evans was selected by her colleagues on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 to serve as president of the Montgomery County Board of Education. Patricia O’Neill was elected as vice president. Both o ...(more)

Newly Elected Board of Education Members To Be Sworn In

(November 30, 2018)

Newly elected members of the Board of Education Karla Silvestre (At-Large) and Brenda Wolff (District 5) and re-elected members Patricia O’Neill (District 3) and Judith Docca (District 1) will b ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, December 4

(November 30, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Dec.4, 2018, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 12 p.m., with public ...(more)

Board of Education Approves Amendments to Capital Improvements Program

(November 28, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved the requested Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Capital Budget and Amendments to the FY 2019-2024 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) on November 27 that will help ...(more)

Statement From Superintendent Jack Smith on Damascus High School Investigation

(November 21, 2018)

The State’s Attorney for Montgomery County has informed Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) that the charges against the students allegedly involved in the Oct. 31 incident at Damascus High ...(more)

Comment Sought on Four Board of Education Policies

(November 21, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking comment on four policies—Policy BBB, Ethics; Policy BFA,Policysetting; Policy IGK, Career and Technology Education; and Policy KEA,& ...(more)

Board of Education Approves the 2019–2020 School Year Calendar; Takes Tentative Action on Board of Education Policies, and Approves the 2019 Legislative Platform

(November 15, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville.  During the meeting, the Board approv ...(more)

Board of Education Facilities and Boundaries Work Session Meeting Postponed to Nov. 16

(November 15, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education facilities and boundaries work session meeting originally scheduled for today, November 15, has been postponed to Friday, November 16 at 9 a.m. The meeting wil ...(more)

URGENT UPDATE: MCPS Schools Now Closed/ Administrative Offices Remain Open

(November 15, 2018)

URGENT UPDATE: Based on an updated forecast with worsening weather conditions, MCPS schools are now closed. All school and community activities in school buildings also are canceled. All administrativ ...(more)

MCPS Schools Open Two-Hour Delay/ Administrative Offices Open on Time

(November 15, 2018)

Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late today (11/15/18) due to pending emergency weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekinderga ...(more)

Board of Education Sets Calendar for 2019–2020 School Year

(November 13, 2018)

The Board of Education adopted the school year calendar for the 2019–2020 school year during its Nov. 13, 2018 meeting. The school year will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, and the last day ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Monthly MCPS Media Briefing with Superintendent Jack R. Smith on Nov. 19 at 11 a.m.

(November 13, 2018)

Superintendent Jack Smith will hold his monthly media briefing on Monday, November 19, at 11 a.m. to review the new Maryland school accountability system and report card; to give an update on the Capi ...(more)