Archive for June 2012

“Three Maryland school systems among top five in per-pupil spending”

From the Montgomery Gazette of June 22, 2012: "Of the 50 largest school systems in the U.S., Montgomery County Public Schools was second in per-pupil spending, only to the New York City School District. Montgomery spent $15,582 per student, while New York spent $19,597 per student…. "Montgomery County students and parents get their money’s worth,…

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“School board member speaks out about union contracts minutes before vote”

From the Montgomery Gazette of June 14, 2012: "School board member Laura Berthiaume (Dist. 2) said Thursday that, although she believes school employees should be recognized for their work, the school system should not make promises that it can’t keep….Robert Monsheimer, of the Montgomery County Taxpayers League, told board members Thursday that, while the county…

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