Board President Issues Statement on School Fees

September 9, 2008
Montgomery County Board of Education

The following is a statement from
Ms. Nancy Navarro
President of the Montgomery County Board of Education:

The Board of Education met in closed session today with general counsel to discuss legal issues that have been raised in recent weeks concerning the establishment and implementation of various school fees. We asked counsel for advice as part of a continuing effort to examine our policy in this area.

Our Policy Committee will be meeting again tomorrow to review the monitoring process associated with our current policy and procedures. In addition, the superintendent has informed us that he has asked a staff committee to review existing practices regarding fees. We will continue to keep the community informed regarding this issue.

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