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.
Joshua P. Starr
Monday, May 6, 2013
Monday, November 12, 2012
Dr. Joshua Starr outlines his vision for public education in Montgomery County at the first "State of the Schools" address.
Montgomery County Public Schools are succeeding on many levels, according to Superintendent Joshua Starr, who hosted a lush "State of the Schools" address Monday. Starr and his 500 to 600 guests spent much of the morning at The Music Center at Strathmore revelling in the system's many gifts: The highest high school graduation rate of any large school system; scores of talented students excelling in music, visual art, science and math; and millions of dollars in college scholarship funds doled to graduates. Despite a history of success, it was clear that Starr's vision for the future of public education in Montgomery County is different than the past. The system's students are also different than the past—majority non-white and …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The leadership program is the only honors leadership and career development program in the county, according to school officials.
Montgomery County Public School officials are encouraging area students to apply for the Superintendent's Leadership Program. To apply, you must be a senior by July 1, have a minimum 3.2 GPA and have demonstrated leadership ability in school and the community. Students will earn two honors credits per semester by participating in a 15 hour per week internship and community service project. The deadline to apply is March 15.