Councilmember Will Jawando’s Statement on MCPS Leadership

From the Office of Councilmember Will Jawando: Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando issued the following statement related to allegations that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Monifa McKnight was asked to step down by members of the Montgomery County Board of Education.

“I am aware of the multiple news reports alleging that Superintendent Dr. Monifa McKnight was asked to step down by members of the Montgomery County Board of Education. While this is a personnel matter with the Board, Dr. McKnight should be afforded due process, as with any employee.

“As chair of the Education and Culture Committee, I am focused on ensuring the students and staff have the support they need during this time. As a parent, I share the desire for more trust, transparency and accountability in the school system. I am committed to providing our 211 schools, 25,000 staff and 162,000 students with the resources they need to learn, grow and succeed.

“The Council expects the Office of Inspector General to issue their report on policy and procedure changes at MCPS. Once the report is released, a joint session with the Audit and Education and Culture committees will be held and open to the public.”

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AC Milan Soccer Camp at Maryland Soccerplex

AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.

March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm

Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841

Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit

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