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Montgomery Co. to have 3 finalists for schools chief by May

It will be down to three candidates by the end of the month in the Montgomery County Public Schools' search for a new superintendent, before the community gets a chance to weigh in.

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools , Montgomery County Public Schools superintendent

Wednesday - 04/13/2011, 12:00pm EDT

Montgomery, Pr. George's drivers worst for school bus safety

It might amaze you to learn how many Maryland drivers in just one day broke the law by not obeying school bus stop signs.

Tags: school bus , school bus cameras , Nancy S. Grasmick , Maryland General Assembly , Paul D. Shinkman , Ari Ashe

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 11:31am EDT

Weast: Memo was not criticizing Fairfax schools

There's a bit of a stir over a memo sent out by Montgomery County's school superintendent that could be creating some ripples across the Potomac.

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools , Fairfax County Public Schools , Paul Regnier , AP exams

Sunday - 12/05/2010, 03:19pm EST

Will Montgomery County replace Weast with Rhee?

After more than a decade as Montgomery County School Superintendent, Dr. Jerry Weast will be leaving his position at the end of the school year. The resignation has prompted the Montgomery County School Board to begin the search for a new school chief.

Tags: Montgomery County Board of Education , Montgomery County Public Schools , Montgomery County Council , Michelle Rhee , Chris Barclay , Maintenance of Effort , Kate Ryan

Thursday - 09/23/2010, 06:52pm EDT

Area students score well on SATs

Montgomery and Fairfax counties were not the only area school systems to see gains.

Tags: SAT , education , National Center for Fair and Open Testing

Tuesday - 09/14/2010, 12:03pm EDT

Search for new superintendent will take some time

Across the country, school superintendents face an incredibly demanding job. In many jurisdictions, heads of school systems last no more than two years. The pressure associated with the position is no different in Montgomery County, where expectations are always high.

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools , Montgomery County School Board , Laura Berthiaume , Mona Signer , Kate Ryan

Tuesday - 08/24/2010, 09:33pm EDT

Mo.Co. Schools Superintendent Weast to step down

Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Jerry Weast has announced he will retire at the end of this school year.

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools , Arne Duncan

Tuesday - 08/24/2010, 11:22am EDT

Fired Md. teacher claims he was targeted

Was a popular Montgomery County elementary school teacher fired because he inappropriately touched a child, or because he was leading a group of ten teachers in filing complaints about the principal?

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools , Dan Picca , Floyd Starnes , Equal Opportunity Employment Commission , sexual harassment , Kemp Mill Elementary School , Child Protective Services , Kate Ryan

Tuesday - 08/03/2010, 12:22am EDT

Montgomery Co. schools end 'loss of credit' policy

Beginning next school year, Montgomery County students who miss class or show up late won't be penalized with a loss of credit.

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools , Montgomery County School Board , Laura Berthiaume , Michelle Basch

Wednesday - 05/12/2010, 02:44pm EDT
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