TOPIC: “CHARTER SCHOOLS – WHAT IS MONTGOMERY COUNTY AFRAID OF?”
Despite increasing levels of taxpayer funding for public schools, the Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) system continues a slow but steady decline in academic outcomes, constructive school environments, and interactive teacher-parent relationships. In many middle/high schools around the county the situation has reached crisis proportions. The COVID-19 pandemic has further exacerbated the strain between parents/students and the County Council, MCPS Administrators and the Montgomery County Education Association (Teachers’ Union). There are, however, effective alternative solutions. Find out about the positive impact public and private charter schools can have on students, communities, and the overall education process. Why is Montgomery County so afraid of charter schools?