state intervention

MPS Takes First Step in Requesting An End to State Intervention

It’s been three years since the state intervened in Montgomery Public Schools.  Since then, the school board and superintendent have all changed, and MPS leaders say they are ready for the intervention to be lifted. Former State Superintendent Michael Sentance identified major issues in the school system in a letter to school leaders in January of 2017.  He also expressed…

MPS Postpones Meetings to Discuss School Closings and Rezoning

Montgomery Public Schools has announced that this month’s planned meetings to discuss school closings and rezoning of the system have been postponed. Those meetings were scheduled for March 20-22 and March 26th. The district has not said when or if those meetings will be rescheduled. Categories: Montgomery Metro, News Tags: montgomery public schools, mps, School Closiings, state intervention, Tom Salter

Intervention Plan For Montgomery Public Schools, Includes Major Financial and Academic Changes

Difficult decisions and swift changes are on the way to the Montgomery Public School System; according to an aggressive financial and academic plan laid out by interim state superintendent of education Ed Richardson at a press conference Friday morning. The plan lists that 17 positions will be be cut from the central office. Dozier, Floyd, and Chisolm Elementary along with Georgia…