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Morning Notes

By Aaron Kraut

Wednesday - 3/27/2013, 9:15am  ET

Flickr photo by im_apatel

Some Say Private Donations To Schools Lead To Inequality — There’s no proposed legislation, but the County Council’s Education Committee recently sent a letter to the Board of Education citing concerns about public schools that get private donations from boosters to pay for new scoreboards, gardens, electronic signs and in-classroom equipment such as promethean boards. [Washington Examiner]

Town of Chevy Chase Budget Worksession Tonight — The Town of Chevy Chase Council takes a look at its FY 14 Budget starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall (4301 Willow Lane). [Town of Chevy Chase]

Local Officials To Help Groundbreaking For New Scotland Rec. Center — The new Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center in Potomac is scheduled to open in the fall of 2014. County Executive Isiah Leggett and County Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Nancy Floreen will be on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony this morning. The Scotland neighborhood is one of the earliest black settlements in the county.

Whitman Girls Hoops Coach Named Coach of the Year — Longtime Whitman High School girls basketball coach Pete Kenah was named Montgomery County Coach of the Year by The Gazette. Whitman knocked off two-time defending state champ Gaithersburg on the way to the Class 4A state semifinal. [The Gazette]

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