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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

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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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Montgomery County Schools Face Frigid Backlash

Officials with Montgomery County Public Schools are facing backlash from parents, students and some teachers after a decision was made to open schools on time despite a frigid cold front setting all-time record low temperatures across the region.

01/07/2014

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Strawberry Milk To Be Removed From Montgomery County Schools

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12/11/2013

Thousands of Muslims gather to pray and celebrate Eid al-Adha inside the Discovery Sports Center in Boyds on Oct. 15, 2013. (Photo by Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Islamic Holiday Not Included in Montgomery Co. School Calendar

The Muslim community in Montgomery County didn’t get the results it wanted to make a major Islamic holy day an official school holiday.

11/12/2013

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Montgomery Co. Schools Considering Later Start Times

Parents say high school students can benefit from later bell times in a range of ways — from feeling less depressed and irritable to getting in fewer traffic accidents driving to and from school and extracurricular activities.

10/29/2013

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Plan For Montgomery Co. Schools Includes Addition of Hundreds of Classrooms

Montgomery County Public Schools are “bursting at the seams.”

10/28/2013

Thousands of Muslims gather to pray and celebrate Eid al-Adha inside the Discovery Sports Center in Boyds on Oct. 15, 2013. (Photo by Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Muslims Celebrate Holy Day, Continue Push for School Holiday in Montgomery County

Muslim children from Montgomery County are joining their families Tuesday in celebrating a religious holy day that they believe should be a full-fledged school holiday.

10/15/2013

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