montgomery charter schools

What Are Charter Schools?

By definition a charter school is a public school that received public funds. The difference is a charter school is managed by a private board of directors. “the bussing retaining the food services janitorial services the way the grass is cut the way the building is maintained. The things that actually make the machine work retain.””they have to teach the…

What’s Next for Montgomery Public Schools?

On Tuesday February 19, the Montgomery County School Board voted no to a contract. That contract would have put charter school conversions in motion. Now that the contract has been struck down what is next? Many members of the school board are not against charter schools. They were against the short amount of time they had to review that contract…

MPS Board Votes No on Charter School Contract

The Montgomery County School Board voted no Tuesday to a contract offer that would have put the charter schools conversion in motion. Members of the board said they did not have enough time to review a copy of the contract before making a decision. The school board had 60 days to approve the contract but did not get  a copy…

Contract for Charter School Conversion Fails to Pass at Montgomery County School Board

A contract to convert some Montgomery Public Schools into charter schools failed to pass at a meeting of the Montgomery County school board this afternoon. The proposed contract was presented by the Montgomery Education Foundation. MEF had received approval by the state department of education to create the first conversion charter schools by the fall. Now it appears there will…