Montgomery County Public Schools

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Doritos, Fruit Snacks Get the Boot as Montgomery County Schools Ban Certain Additives

The same Montgomery County parents’ group that petitioned to get vending machines full of junk food locked until 30 minutes after the final bell and strawberry milk removed from cafeterias is celebrating another victory this week.

10/17/2014

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Md. High School Football Players Benched After Getting Chemical Burns From Locker Rooms

Some football players at a Montgomery County high school won’t be taking the field for quite a while after they suffered chemical burns from a locker room mistake, reports WJZ-TV.

09/26/2014

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Montgomery County Schools Enroll Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

About 100 unaccompanied children who have crossed the border from Central America have enrolled in Montgomery County schools.

07/30/2014

Parents and students in Montgomery County protest school start times at a School Board meeting in Rockville. (Jim MacKay/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Students, Parents Protest Montgomery County School Start Times

Students and parents in Montgomery County, some dressed in their pajamas, are protesting to push back school start times.

06/17/2014

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Montgomery County Schools Scrap Plan To Push Back School Start Times

After months of discussing the possibility of later bell times, Montgomery County Public Schools has scrapped the plan, citing implementation costs of more than $20 million and mixed feedback from the community.

06/10/2014

Illustration by Shashi Arnold, East Silver Spring Elementary.

Md. Elementary Student Competing in Google Doodle Contest

A drawing by a Montgomery County elementary school student is in the running to become a Google Doodle.

04/30/2014

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Montgomery County Schools Seek Snow Days Waiver

Montgomery County Public Schools have applied for a state waiver to avoid having to extend the school year by a full week due to this year’s snow days.

03/16/2014

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School Districts Blasted By Teachers, Students Over Snow Decision

The decision to start class on time Wednesday morning despite snowy and potentially dangerous road conditions is creating a stir in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

02/26/2014

Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.  (Getty Images)

Active Tuberculosis Case Confirmed at Md. High School

A case of active tuberculosis has been confirmed at a Montgomery County High School.

02/09/2014

Nearly one-third (31 percent) of recent grads reported their monthly loan payments as greater than 12 percent of their income, a nearly 10 percent increase from 2000. Photo credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Md. School Holds Special Party For Straight A Students Only

Eastern Middle School in Silver Spring held a special dance Tuesday, rewarding students who have stellar grades with food and socializing and leaving out the others.

02/04/2014

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