School officials

May 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Officials Call National High School Rankings List ‘Inaccurate’

MCPS Says U.S. News & World Report Has ‘Discrepancy’ in School Data Montgomery County Public Schools emailed families Wednesday evening about U.S. News and World Report‘s 2019 national high school rankings list. School officials are claiming that the data U.S. News & World Report used to compile the list is faulty. In the email, MCPS […]

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September 9, 2015 | Aline Barros

School Officials Seek Residents’ Input on Grading Policy

Changes are on the way to Montgomery County Public Schools. MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers proposed a plan to discontinue “two-hour semester final exams in high school courses next school year (2016-2017) and replace them with centrally developed marking period assessments.” The Montgomery County Board of Education endorsed Bower’s proposal and on Tuesday, Sept. 8, […]

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August 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Police and School Officials Stress Back-To-School Safety (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials held a news conference on Friday afternoon to stress back-to-school safety. More than 156,000 students head back to class on Aug. 31. Police Chief Thomas Manger said approximately 160 crossing guards will be deployed to help students cross the street safely. MCPS Interim Superintendent […]

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