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Data from 2009 reveals that students have long struggled with final exams in MCPS math courses.
Advocates for free school breakfast programs say student achievement is linked to the availability of breakfast in schools.
Floyd Starnes remains principal despite complaints from former school employees
The Montgomery County Board of Education meets regularly in Rockville.
Government, Schools, Business
Gov. Martin O’Malley, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and MCPS Superintendent Joshua P. Starr spoke at the launch event at Benjamin Banneker Middle School last week.
Alix Medor of Northwood High School in Silver Spring was recognized as the Patricia Behring High School History Day Teacher of the Year for Maryland.
"Students are the largest stakeholders, but we are noticeably underrepresented in making critical decisions" in the school system, said Justin Kim, 18, of Gaithersburg.
A new model for underperforming schools will work to close the county school system's achievement gap, school officials said.
Seven Montgomery County schools included in the Top 10
Read the winners' responses to this question: “How can the country readily and realistically tackle growing income disparity?”
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