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World Bank Blog Post by Dr. Leszek Sibilski, "Doing Good Against All Odds"

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Join Us: Community Conversations About Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

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Next TEAS Information Session: March 20 on Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

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The Euclidean States of America: Math Seminar Explores Euclid's Influence on Jefferson and Lincoln

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MC Professor Mark Alves Is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society


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What Is It Like to Serve in Governance? An Interview with Jennifer Haydel

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MC Baseball Knocks Off MDJUCO Rival, Nationally-Ranked Frederick CC

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"All for Alleppo" - MC Students, Faculty, and Staff Help Local Group Raise $11,796 for Syrian Refugees

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MC Hosts Maryland Community College Cybersecurity Competition, March 14

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Last Week! King Street Gallery Exhibit BC/AC Art Before & After Child Featuring 11 Artists

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Revised Library Hours: Week of Spring Break

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March 29 Screening: Hidden Figures

Nearly 200 Community Members Turn Out for Education Forum at Blair High School

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Category: Features

Published: 2017-03-09 05:28:06.560

Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard hosted another public forum Wednesday night to discuss the programs and budgets of the County's public school system and its community college. The event was held in the cafeteria of Blair High School and was attended by approximately 200 members of the community.

"For seven decades we've provided high-quality education, and now we are a College serving just over 56,000 students," Dr. Pollard told the audience. "We are the largest in community college in Maryland and one of the largest community colleges in the nation. We have students from every high school in the county."

Said Councilmember Rice, "You can see the transformative work that's being done at Montgomery College, and it's indicative of the great things that are happening in education here in Montgomery County."

The next forum is March 15 at MC's Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.

All forums will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The schedule of meetings are as follows:

Wednesday, March 15: Montgomery College's Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, Catherine F. Scott Building

Wednesday, March 22: Walter Johnson High School, Cafeteria

Wednesday, March 29: Richard Montgomery High School, Cafeteria

For further information about any of the forums, contact Councilmember Rice's office at 240.777.7955 or email him at:

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