Saturday, August 20, 2016

.@mocoboe Discusses Choice Study in Closed Session: Who Knows What They Are Planning?

Report of Closed Session:

July 14, 2016, Closed Session Meeting

On July 14, 2016, the Board of Education voted unanimously, among those present,
to conduct a closed session, as permitted under the Education Article Section 4-107(d) and General
Provisions Article Section 3-305(b) et seq., of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

The Board of Education of Montgomery County met in closed session on July 14, 2016,
from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Room 127 of the Carver Educational Services Center,
850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, Maryland, and:

Board of Education members received legal advice regarding the Study of Choice and Special
Academic Programs
, as permitted under Section 3-305(b)(7) of the General Provisions Article;
and received information from the superintendent of schools related to the choice study,
which is an administrative function outside the purview of the Open Meetings Act.
In attendance at the closed session were Michael Durso, Judith Docca, Christopher Barclay,
Eric Guerci, Philip Kauffman, Patricia O’Neill, Jill Ortman-Fouse, Rebecca Smondroski
(via teleconference), Ikhide Roland Ikheloa, Joanne Causey, Suzann King, Patricia Swanson,
Jack R. Smith, Maria V. Navarro, Kimberly A. Statham, Andrew M. Zuckerman,
Henry R. Johnson, Joshua I. Civin, Meredith A. Casper, Jeannie H. Franklin, Erick J. Lang,
Lori-Christina Webb, and Stephanie P. Williams.


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