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Homeroom: Karin Chenoweth Montgomery County Homeroom, which appears weekly in the Montgomery Extra, is a far-ranging conversation covering subjects related to schools and education in Montgomery County. Your moderator is Karin Chenoweth, an experienced journalist who has written extensively about education issues. She is a veteran of the PTA and has two children in public schools. Send questions, opinions and issues you would like to see discussed to

Recent Columns
Column May be Ending, but Push to Improve Schools Will Go On (Post, Aug. 26, 2004)

Death of Teen Worker Offers Lesson About School Admission Policy (Post, June 17, 2004)

Reading Too Much Into the Need for Reading Instruction (Post, June 10, 2004)

Slot Machines Could Increase the Odds of Corruption (Post, May 27, 2004)

50 Years After Desegregation Ruling, Equality Still Elusive (Post, May 20, 2004)

Veto of House Bill 1188 Would Raise Tuitions, Fail to Serve Students (Post, May 13, 2004)

After-Prom A Safe Place for Fun (Post, May 6, 2004)

House Speaker Earns Hero's Slot in Victory Against Gambling: Montgomery County Homeroom (Post, April 29, 2004)

Parents Give Schools Poor Marks on Help for Disabled Students (Post, April 15, 2004)

Smart Scheduling Keeps Students on the Right Course (Post, April 8, 2004)

Schools Should Be County's Only Landed Interest, Readers Say (Post, April 1, 2004)

Catching Up With Head Start Transit and Funding Issues (Post, March 25, 2004)

Schools Need to Do the Right Thing on 504 Plans (Post, March 18, 2004)

Land: Should the Schools Use It or Lose It? (Post, March 11, 2004)

More Schools Need a 504 Plan of Attack (Post, March 4, 2004)

Not Just Presidential Hopefuls Need Your Vote (Post, Feb. 26, 2004)

Maryland's Silence Could Speak Volumes (Post, Feb. 19, 2004)

New Semesters, New Classes, Same Old Problems (Post, Jan. 29, 2004)

Ninth-Grade Science Curriculum Puts Parents to the Test (Post, Jan. 22, 2004)

Maryland Education Gets Mixed Grades in National Rating (Post, Jan. 15, 2004)

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