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Board Approves 2024-2025 School Year Calendar

(December 05, 2023)

At its December 5, 2023 business meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Education approved the school year calendar for 2024-2025. The calendar is responsive to community input by offering limited in ...(more)

Board of Education to Hold Business Meeting, Tuesday, December 5, 2023

(December 05, 2023)

The Board of Education will hold its business meeting on Tuesday, December 5, 2023. Closed session will begin at 9:00 a.m. with a public election of Board Officers. The remaining public agenda items w ...(more)

Statement from the Board of Education of Montgomery County

(December 01, 2023)

The investigation by the Montgomery County Maryland Office of the Inspector General regarding allegations of misconduct by Dr. Joel Beidleman confirms some of the most troubling aspects of this matter ...(more)

Statement from the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Monifa B. McKnight

(December 01, 2023)

The investigative report about Dr. Joel Beidleman released today by the Montgomery County Inspector General clearly and professionally documents years of disturbing and egregious behavior. The report ...(more)

Montgomery County Public Schools Sees Impressive Improvements in Early Literacy Assessments

(December 01, 2023)

Literacy Skills in Early Grades Vital for Future Student Success More MCPS students in kindergarten through second grade are meeting or exceeding reading benchmarks this fall, according to the late ...(more)

Superintendent Dr. McKnight Announces Nancy Navarro as Senior Advisor for External Affairs

(November 15, 2023)

Superintendent Monifa McKnight today announced that former Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro is joining the Montgomery County Public Schools leadership team as Senior Advisor for External ...(more)

Board of Education to Hold Business Meeting, Thursday November 9, 2023

(November 09, 2023)

The Board of Education will hold its business meeting on Thursday, November 9, 2023. Closed session will begin at 9:00 a.m. Public agenda items will begin at 12:00 p.m.  The meeting will be cable ...(more)

Advanced Placement (AP) School Honor Roll Recognizes 18 MCPS High Schools for Outstanding Achievement

(November 08, 2023)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is proud to announce that 18 of 25 district high schools have been recognized on the prestigious 2023 AP School Honor Roll. This achievement highlights the dist ...(more)

Media Advisory: Multiple Agency Apprenticeship Program Seeking Local Business Partners

(November 07, 2023)

National Apprenticeship Week is fast approaching, and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is partnering with Montgomery College, Worksource Montgomery, and the Maryland Department of Labor to host ...(more)

Montgomery County Public Schools and County Department of Environmental Protection to Host Student Environmental Volunteer Day on Wednesday, Nov. 1

(October 30, 2023)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), will host a Student Environment Volunteer Day from 9:30 a.m.–2 p. ...(more)

Statement from Montgomery County Board of Education President Karla Silvestre Concerning Superintendent Dr. Monifa B. McKnight's Medical Leave

(October 26, 2023)

Montgomery County Board of Education President Karla Silvestre made the following statement at the Board’s business meeting today, Thursday, Oct. 26, concerning Superintendent Dr. Monifa B. McKn ...(more)

Board of Education to Hold Business Meeting, Thursday October 26, 2023

(October 26, 2023)

The Board of Education will hold its business meeting on Thursday, October 26, 2023. Closed session will begin at 1:00 p.m. Public agenda items will begin at 3:30 p.m.  The meeting will be cablec ...(more)

MCPS Celebrates National Principals Month

(October 19, 2023)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is proud to join the nation in celebrating National Principals Month this October. This annual observance recognizes the vital role that principals play in crea ...(more)

Outdoor Ed Celebrates 60 Years

(October 19, 2023)

The Outdoor Education Program marked a major milestone on Oct. 14 as it celebrated its 60th anniversary at the Lathrop E. Smith Environmental Education Center. Founded by Joe Howard, the program has b ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: MCPS to Host Girls’ Summit Addressing Mental Health

(October 19, 2023)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will host a Girls’ Summit on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Clarksburg High School. A CDC report released in February 2023 highlighted record high levels of sadness ...(more)