Montgomery County ‘Keeping It Safe Coalition’ Announces Student Video Contest Winners; Churchill Students Win Second and Third Place
Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services and the Montgomery County Police Department announced the high school and middle school winners of the 2020-21 “Keeping it Safe Coalition” (KIS) student video contest.
Play Ball: Week in Numbers in Montgomery County
The five-year-old left his school building during the school day and was walking down the street when confronted by police officers who yelled at him that he wasn’t allowed to make his own decisions.
Bullis School Students Helping the Community
Back to school just in time — for Spring Break?
The school system opened just in time – for students to take Spring Break.
From County Councilmember Will Jawando: “Normally the top news of the day would be a new budget, but this morning it's our girls, as they join thousands of other [Montgomery County Public School] students for the first day back to school after a year at home.
Multiple concurrent, conflicting and overlapping proposals concerning police in schools
With a new initiative introduced by Councilmember Nancy Navarro last week, four different proposals on the School Resource Officer program are being considered concurrently.
Restorative justice practices offer hope to reduce racial disparities in school discipline.
“It’s not easy to do what my colleagues did today,” said Craig Rice, chair of the Montgomery County Council’s education committee, “which is to open themselves up.”
Council introduces another bill to keep and reimagine SROs before the public responds to bills that prohibit SROs
Two days before the public hearing on council member Will Jawando’s bill to remove School Resource Officers in public high schools because of the disproportionate impact it has on Black and brown students, councilmember Craig Rice introduced a bill to build positive law enforcement relationships within schools.
Kyson Taylor told Montgomery County Council that every school day before the pandemic he would dread the walk to portable classrooms at Richard Montgomery High School.
Registration already full for public hearing on School Resource Officers program Thursday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m.
Let’s repeat the known facts: Black and Hispanic students are suspended twice as often as their white peers in elementary, middle and high schools.
Smith will move to Maine to join his wife, helping care for young grandson who had heart surgery.
Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack R. Smith announced last week that he will retire effective June 1.
On Tuesday, Jan. 12, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted to delay the start of returning small groups of students for in-person instruction.
Will the Agricultural Reserve be preserved in perpetuity, as intended, or will County Council press forward in 2021 to permit industrial solar power on agricultural land in its effort to combat climate change?
Now that we have rung in the new year and the COVID-19 vaccine is becoming available, will Montgomery County Public Schools return to in-class instruction soon?