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State denies Montgomery County's request for snow-day waiver

The superintendent of Maryland public schools has denied the Montgomery County school system's request for a waiver from the requirement to make up snow days.

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 04:35am EDT

Tags: snow days, snow days waivers, Montgomery County Public Schools

Montgomery County works to make up snow days

The very first Monday after Montgomery County Public Schools filed for a waiver with the Maryland State Board of Education to cover some of the nine snow days it has already experienced, the school system was hit with a St. Patrick's Day snow storm that closed the schools yet again.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 04:53am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, school year, Lillian Lowery, Montgomery County Public Schools

Tossing the test: Will Maryland students skip state exams?

Tell kids there's a test coming up and they have one question: "Will this test count?"

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 07:40am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, Common Core, Montgomery County,

Montgomery superintendent pitches reimbursing Rock Terrace students

Montgomery County schools superintendent wants to reimburse Rock Terrace students for money that was taken from some students' individual funds and banking accounts in an effort to help rebuild parents' faith in the school system.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 04:53pm EST

Tags: rock terrace school, Montgomery County Public Schools, credit union, disability benefits, students with disabilities, Kate Ryan

Montgomery Co. schools superintendent: Students threatened my family

Montgomery's County schools superintendent, Joshua Starr, says students sent him racist, crass tweets -- some that threatened his family -- in an attempt to convince him to close schools during bad weather last week.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 06:52am EST

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools, cyberbullying, social media, snow

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Groups focus on failing math scores in Montgomery County

Teachers across the region are sweating some big changes coming their way and that's no different in Montgomery County.

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 07:57am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Montgomery County Public Schools, math

Montgomery County will address failing math grades

Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr said the school system is aware of the issues and will form a group to tackle the problem.

Tuesday - 05/07/2013, 07:26am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, math, Montgomery County, high school, fail

Public gives input on Montgomery County budget

Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett held the first of five public forums on Thursday to discuss the budget proposal he'll introduce in March.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 05:40pm EST

Tags: ari ashe, ike leggett, Montgomery County Public Schools, Phil Andrews, budget, Intercounty Connector

Montgomery County students fight high school's 'Crimestein' rep

Teenagers at one area school cringe and brace themselves when uttering their high school's name.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 06:10am EST

Tags: James Fernandez, Montgomery County Public Schools, Kate Ryan, Albert Einstein High School

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