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Data from 2009 reveals that students have long struggled with final exams in MCPS math courses.
Advocates for free school breakfast programs say student achievement is linked to the availability of breakfast in schools.
The Montgomery County Board of Education meets regularly in Rockville.
A review of test scores for algebra, geometry, algebra II and precalculus showed that a majority of students failed the final exam last year, local news outlets reported.
Government, Schools, Business
Gov. Martin O’Malley, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and MCPS Superintendent Joshua P. Starr spoke at the launch event at Benjamin Banneker Middle School last week.
Alix Medor of Northwood High School in Silver Spring was recognized as the Patricia Behring High School History Day Teacher of the Year for Maryland.
Reconstruction work on the school begins this summer
"Students are the largest stakeholders, but we are noticeably underrepresented in making critical decisions" in the school system, said Justin Kim, 18, of Gaithersburg.
Special needs program will use school space while remaining separate.
A new model for underperforming schools will work to close the county school system's achievement gap, school officials said.
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