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Montgomery Co. holds public forums on changes to school start times

The first of four public meetings on changing school start times at Montgomery County schools gets underway Monday night at Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 04:33pm EDT

Tags: school start times, Montgomery County Public Schools, Kate Ryan

Mother: 'My son told me he wanted to die' because of bullying

Despite a rise in national attention, an estimated 3.2 million students are bullied each year.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 06:45am EDT

Tags: Bullying, welcoming schools, Montgomery County Public Schools, alicia lozano

No quick fix for Montgomery County's poor math scores

Staffers studying Montgomery County's high failure rates on final math exams briefed the Board of Education Monday - and there won't be a quick fix.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 07:29am EDT

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools, board of education, Math scores, Kate Ryan, mcps

Push to close Montgomery County schools for Muslim holidays

Public schools close around Jewish and Christian holidays, and some in Montgomery County are pushing for schools to include Islamic holidays in their closures.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 12:55pm EDT

Tags: eid, Kate Ryan, muslim, islamic, George Leventhal, Montgomery County Council, Montgomery County Public Schools

Area schools requiring concussion tests for student athletes

Two local school districts are taking an extra step to reduce the effects of concussions among student athletes as more and more research demonstrates the severe and lasting toll concussions can have on young brains.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 04:47pm EDT

Tags: concussions, high school sports, Prince William County Public Schools, Montgomery County Public Schools, Kristi King

'Trust broken' as Rock Terrace School investigation continues

Montgomery County schools and officials continue to investigate potential financial management issues at the special education school.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 07:56am EDT

Tags: rock terrace school, Montgomery County Public Schools, Kate Ryan

Prosecutors investigative mishandling of disabled student stipends

The Montgomery County state's attorney's office is now involved in the investigation after parents learned that money was taken from their disabled students' secret bank accounts.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 08:45am EDT

Tags: rock terrace school, students with disabilities, Montgomery County Public Schools, Christopher Garran, Kate Ryan

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, Joshua Starr, Montgomery County Public Schools, math

Montgomery Co. schools could get new safety features

Montgomery County's public schools could feel every safer for students and staff if the County Council approves funding for a new security plan.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 11:42am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County Council, Sandy Hook Elementary, newtown, conn., school safety

Concerns about Montgomery Co. school finances aren't new

The investigation into possible misuse of student funds at a Montgomery County school continues, but concerns about the financial dealings at the Rock Terrace Elementary School apparently aren't new.

Saturday - 06/22/2013, 01:55pm EDT

Tags: rock terrace school, Dianne Thornton, Roger Pisha, Montgomery County Public Schools, Kate Ryan

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