The Montgomery County Council approved a $5.3 billion budget May 26, and unanimously voted in favor of implementing smaller class sizes in MCPS. As a result, in the 2016-2017 school year, previously negotiated raises for teachers will be trimmed to allocate more of the budget towards reducing class sizes.
For centuries, the media has been a medium to spread information and mobilize the public. As technology revolutionizes communication, making information more rapidly available and in demand, the nature of media-political relations has seen a drastic shift, particularly in the 2016 presidential race.
As the lights came up in the auditorium, eight senior boys in pink tuxedo shirts tangoed to ABBA’s “Dancing Queen,” leaving it all on the stage as they prepared to fight for one of the most coveted titles in school.