Montgomery County Schools
Maryland’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 County schools have issued a new code of conduct that emphasizes disciplinary measures that allow students to learn from mistakes.
High school suspensions in Montgomery County have dropped nearly 37 percent in the past school year.
Montgomery 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.
Maryland education officials have granted Montgomery County’s request for a waiver of four snow days with a plan to make up two school days.
Schools in the Washington area will have counselors and some extra police patrols as students return to class following the school shooting in Connecticut.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is expanding its collaboration with Montgomery County Public Schools to enhance music programs in schools with the greatest needs.
Thousands 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.