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MCPS Seeks Bilingual Volunteers

MCPS is expanding its world language experience programs to additional elementary schools through a cadre of community volunteers. This innovative, hybrid program consists of weekly face-to-face lessons led by a bilingual volunteer and further supported by weekly access to the target language through an interactive online platform. The program outcome aims at providing all students with the opportunity to be

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Free Single Parent Conference at Montgomery College on August 10

Are you a single parent? Montgomery College is holding a free conference this Saturday, August 10, on the Rockville campus. Come connect with other parents and learn about helpful resources available to you. Workshops will focus on the main themes of the conference: Empowering Families, Empowering Our Finances, and Empowering Youth. Free lunch and limited childcare will be provided. For

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A Message From National PTA: Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

National PTA continues to be distressed by reports that children are being held in migrant detention centers under horrific conditions. A recent report from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General indicated that conditions and treatment of undocumented youth and families at border control facilities in the Rio Grande Valley are in violation of the Flores Agreement and the

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Upcounty Boundary Study #2: Some Guidance

As many of you know, MCPS is currently conducting a boundary study with results that could impact Seneca Valley, Northwest, and Clarksburg High Schools, as well as the elementary and middle schools that feed into them, in the 2020-2021 school year. The study will evaluate three factors: Demographics – students of diverse cultures and economic backgrounds Geography – attending the

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