Work Session on MCPS’ Reopening Plans (MCPS Board of Education) – VIRTUAL

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet in a virtual work session on Friday, Nov. 6 to continue its discussion on the district’s recovery of education plan and the eventual phased-in return to schools. Closed session begins at 1:30 p.m.; the public portion of the meeting will begin at […]

MCPS: COVID-19 Rate Must Drop Before Pursuing Hybrid Teaching for All Students

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) leaders are looking for a significant decrease in COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents before all students can come back into classrooms for face-to-face instruction.

MCPS Develops Health Metrics Grid for Return to In-Person Instruction; Reopening Plans to Be Presented to Board of Education on Nov. 6th & 10th

MCPS develops Health Metrics Grid for Return to In-Person Instruction as part of its Reopening Plans, both of which will be presented to the Montgomery County Board of Education on November 6, 2020 and November 10, 2020.

Beyond Reopening: A Leapfrog Moment to Transform Education? (Brookings Institution) – VIRTUAL

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended education around the world, shuttering school doors and leaving millions of children without formal access to learning. The global closure of schools is shedding renewed light on inequities that existed prior to COVID-19 and that threaten to further widen the learning gaps within and between […]

MCPS Will Begin the 2020-2021 School Year in a Virtual-only Instructional Model on August 31, As Scheduled (response to Gov. Hogan’s ‘reopening’ announcement)

MCPS-issued statement affirming its remote learning instructional status for Fall 2020. The statement is in response to Governor Larry Hogan stating “every single county school system in the state of Maryland is now fully authorized to begin safely reopening.”