Here is today's news:
A small elementary school in rural northwestern Montgomery County would be closed under a plan presented by Superintendent Jerry D. Weast to the Board of Education, school officials said Friday.
*Updated link to Washington Post. Original article here.Citing declining enrollment and the need to save money, the plan would send Monocacy Elementary School's students eight miles south to Poolesville Elementary School for the beginning of the next school year. That would be the first school closure in Montgomery County in more than 20 years...
Full recommendation from Superintendent Weast here.
Monocacy Elementary School's long term enrollment projections have changed to support Superintendent Weast's recommendation to close the school.
All Parents' Coalition blog posts on the closing of Monocacy Elementary School here.