Montgomery Public School Board

Mayor Reed Gives City Officials Time Off to Vote

Mayor Reed announced on Thursday Sept. 24th that he is giving city officials paid time off to vote in this year’s election. From now until October 29th, city employees will have one hour of paid time off to request an absentee ballot and will have two hours of paid time off to vote in person on November 3rd. “I cannot…

MPS Boardmember Passionately Pleads Case for Ad Valorem Tax Increase


At Tuesday night’s Montgomery School board meeting, the board approved the hiring of lobbyists to work on the Ad Valorem tax with the legislature. Before the vote, several members made impassioned pleas in support of the issue,  including District 1 member Jannah Bailey. Categories: Montgomery Metro, News Video Tags: Ad Valorem, Jannah Bailey, Montgomery Public School Board, mps

MPS Approves Contract for Second Charter School

Montgomery will soon have another charter school. The Montgomery Public School Board approved Life Academy’s contract to become the county’s second charter school. Life Academy will be located at the former Saint Jude Academy. Life Academy Executive Director Kia Debnam says they’ll to open for grades K through 2 in late 2021 and add grades over the next four years….

MPS School Board Approves Charter School Application

The process continues for LIFE Academy, a possible new charter school in Montgomery. The Montgomery County School Board approved the charter school’s application at its Tuesday night school board meeting. “Oh my goodness, I think my heart was just going to leap out my chest, I’m so excited,” LIFE Academy Board Member Grace Ward said. And excitement is other board…