Yesterday, the Montgomery County Board of Education released a comprehensive summary of the timeline and issues faced by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) that led to last month’s Inspector General’s report into how the school system handles complaints.
Per the Board of Education: Board President Karla Silvestre summarized in detail what MCPS administrators and the Board knew and when, with the goal of creating a fuller picture of what transpired last fall.
“We have heard your requests for a better understanding of Jackson Lewis’ findings, and we are taking another look at the report to see if there are any areas which we could redact less.” Board President Silvestre said.
“These were systemic failures. Moreover, the Board, which is meant to act as the public’s voice in the school system and exists to provide oversight, was not informed in a timely manner and therefore could not provide that much-needed oversight. But that does not let this Board off the hook. We need to do better too.” Read the full Board summary. Watch the Board President reading the summary at Tuesday’s Board meeting:
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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