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ROCKVILLE, MD—Business suits met overalls this week, as members of the Montgomery County Farmers’ Association descended on Rockville to meet with Board of Education and Montgomery County Public Schools officials. The farmers oppose Montgomery County’s recently-scrapped sex education curriculum, and they are not satisfied with the temporary injunction already imposed on MCPS by U.S. District Court. ... (read more)

ROCKVILLE, MD—Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jerry Weast announced today that he has created a new program for children who do not suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. The move comes as a response to the No Child Left Behind Act, which includes a provision requiring “fair, equal and significant” access to high-quality education for all children and holds schools accountable for the test scores of minority groups within the school.... (read more)