A federal appeals court ruled that Montgomery County parents do not have standing to challenge the local public school system's gender guidelines.
The Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program is a collaborative effort to provide a structured pathway to a bachelor’s degree.
A Montgomery County Public Schools administrator dropped his lawsuit over the system's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees after receiving a religious exemption.
A Montgomery County Public Schools administrator who sued over a COVID-19 vaccine mandate received a religious exemption this week, rendering his federal lawsuit moot, the school system contends in a new court filing. The employee’s suit, filed last month in U.S. District Court in Maryland, said that the anonymous administrative employee inquired about a religious […]
The U.S. Department of Education is investigating allegations of discrimination against Asian American students in Maryland's largest school system.
High school students could skip classes to attend political protests under a proposal up for debate in a Maryland public school district.
An official with Maryland's largest public school system says metal detectors may be added to student entrances.
A retired maintenance worker for Montgomery County Public Schools has alleged in a lawsuit the school district’s pension plan violates federal law.
A Maryland appellate court ruled that public school teachers are not protected by the state Whistleblower Protection Law as their employer is the county education board, not the executive branch of the state government. The Court of Special Appeals’ decision, released Wednesday, highlighted the need for blanket whistleblower protections for all public and private employees, […]
KENSINGTON — A Montgomery County school bus driver has been accused of sexually abusing two young girls. The Montgomery County Police Department said in a statement that 59-year-old Salvador Rodriguez admitted during an interview to having “inappropriate contact” with two 11-year-old students while they were passengers on his bus. Rodriguez, of North Kensington, Maryland, faces [&hel[...]
MONTGOMERY VILLAGE — An 11-year-old Maryland boy has signed a contract promising not to attempt suicide after he drew a picture depicting a black man hanging from a tree, with two Ku Klux Klansmen nearby. Montgomery Village Middle School student Tidiani Epps Jr. tells The Washington Post that the drawing, entitled “Black Lives Matter,” was […]
ROCKVILLE — Montgomery County school officials say they will retest every school in the county for radon after more than two dozen public school buildings showed elevated levels of the odorless, radioactive gas. Interim Superintendent Larry A. Bowers released details of the plan late Sunday, saying it would create a new baseline set of data […]