Maryland Schools Insider: Montgomery County


Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 12/07/2012

Montgomery parents to discuss math acceleration, Curriculum 2.0

Gifted Child Committee to meet Monday over concerns about math acceleration in Montgomery County.

By Lynh Bui  |  10:52 AM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Montgomery County Public Schools, Gifted Child Committee, Curriculum 2.0, math acceleration, Common Core State Standards, Joshua P. Starr

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Budget, Curriculum 2.0 implementation dominate parent concerns at Montgomery schools Town Hall

Parents air concerns at Montgomery County schools’ 1st Community Day.

By Lynh Bui  |  05:16 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Free and Cheap | Tags:  Maintenance of Effort, Montgomery County budget, Maryland, schools, education, Curriculum 2.0, Common Core, math acceleration, Joshua Starr, Montgomery County schools

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Montgomery County schools to launch space study addressing Downcounty enrollment surge

Capacity study will address enrollment surge in Downcounty Consortium.

By Lynh Bui  |  02:43 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland, education, Downcounty Consortium, enrollment, boundaries, space study

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Montgomery Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr gives first ‘State of the Schools’ address

Closing the achievement gap and abandoning old education models will be key for future student success, Starr says.

By Lynh Bui  |  01:48 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joshua Starr Education Maryland Montgomery County Public Schools

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Rebecca Smondrowski becomes newest member of the Montgomery County Board of Education

Rebecca Smondrowski has hit the ground running after she won the District 2 seat for school board.

By Lynh Bui  |  12:27 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, education, Montgomery County Board of Education, Rebecca Smondrowski

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Montgomery County schools superintendent launches podcast with teachers’ union vice president

Montgomery County schools superintendent launches podcast with vice president of the teachers’ union

By Lynh Bui  |  05:39 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  education, Maryland, Montgomery County, Joshua Starr, Montgomery County Education Association

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Montgomery County Board of Education election ends Tuesday; 6 vie for 3 seats

Montgomery County Board of Education election ends tomorrow; six vie for three seats.

By Lynh Bui  |  02:48 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election, schools, education, Montgomery County, Maryland

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Montgomery County District 2 school board race still too close to call

The contest continues for two final candidates for the District 2 seat.

By Michael Alison Chandler  |  01:58 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Montgomery County, Montgomery County School Board, Education

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Maryland School Assessments off to a sleepy start

Students in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties are hard at work this week with reading and math tests — just after

By Michael Alison Chandler  |  01:50 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Montgomery County Schools, Prince George's County Schools, Standardized tests, Maryland education

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Many students go hungry, skip school breakfast, officials say

The federal government pays for free or low-cost school breakfasts to students who qualify, but surprisingly few take advantage of it.

By Michael Alison Chandler  |  12:34 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Montgomery County, Montgomery County Public Schools, Poverty, Education