"It looks like we're going to have to eliminate 400 positions," says Montgomery County's interim schools superintendent. He'll be presiding over that challenge while the Board of Education decides how to permanently fill his position.
In Maryland, Larry Bowers has been upgraded from "acting" superintendent of Montgomery County schools to "interim" superintendent. Bowers has been serving as the acting superintendent since February when Dr. Joshua Starr resigned.
The Board of Education is expected to give itself another year to find a replacement for Joshua Starr. Larry Bowers, who has been interim superintendent since February, is expected to stay in that job while the search continues.
Black immigration to the U.S. has long been dominated by people from places like Jamaica and Haiti, but that trend is changing, and the D.C. area is at the forefront of the new patterns, researchers say.
Supporters of the Purple Line project in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties say they still believe they can convince Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to get behind the project — despite signals the governor may cancel it.
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