Montgomery County Schools

MoCo Schools Under Fire For Removing Holidays From CalendarMaryland's largest public school district faces criticism for changing next year's calendar. It will include no mention of any holiday, even when schools are closed on those days.
Montgomery Schools Adopt New Code Of ConductMontgomery County schools have issued a new code of conduct that emphasizes disciplinary measures that allow students to learn from mistakes.
School Suspensions Drop In Montgomery CountyHigh school suspensions in Montgomery County have dropped nearly 37 percent in the past school year.
Montgomery County Looks At School Boundary ChangesMontgomery County officials are considering a change to school boundaries to diversify student bodies as a way to close a persistent achievement gap among some minority students.
Montgomery Co. Snow Day Waiver GrantedMaryland education officials have granted Montgomery County's request for a waiver of four snow days with a plan to make up two school days.
Extra Police Patrols Planned At Schools Around D.C.Schools in the Washington area will have counselors and some extra police patrols as students return to class following the school shooting in Connecticut.
BSO Expands Music In Montgomery County SchoolsThe Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is expanding its collaboration with Montgomery County Public Schools to enhance music programs in schools with the greatest needs.
Montgomery Petition Calls For Later School BellsThousands of people across Montgomery County have signed a petition calling for later start times for high schools, which often start class before 7:30 a.m.