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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.
"Students are the largest stakeholders, but we are noticeably underrepresented in making critical decisions" in the school system, said Justin Kim, 18, of Gaithersburg.
A new model for underperforming schools will work to close the county school system's achievement gap, school officials said.
After a bill that would allow the student member of the Montgomery County Board of Education full voting rights failed last year, advocates said they are taking a break in pushing for the change.
Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin led a group of state lawmakers to increase funding for a school breakfast program.
The schools are from Baltimore, Carroll, Howard, Montgomery and Washington counties.
A University of Chicago professor said a change in culture, not curriculum, was key.
Dr. Joshua Starr outlines his vision for public education in Montgomery County at the first "State of the Schools" address.
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