Friday, June 2, 2017

Almanac: Potomac Elementary School parents vote to oppose move to Radnor school during construction.

Members of the Potomac Elementary School PTA voted Monday night, May 15, to oppose the choice of Montgomery County Public Schools to transfer Potomac students to the Radnor holding center during construction of the new PES.
The change is scheduled to take place at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year and is expected to last until January of 2021.
Ahead of the formal vote, several PES parents testified at the May 9 meeting of the Montgomery County Board of Education against the Radnor option. They also asked the board to review errors in communication between the MCPS and members of the school’s community.
“… Having been involved in the discussions pertaining to the PES modernization project, we are disheartened and disappointed with the lack of transparency and the misleading information that is being used to make fundamental decisions about the project,” Zahra Raney, mother of two PES students, said before the board.
Raney’s testimony continued with examples of what she considered questionable including distance and drive time from the current school location to Radnor, the option of keeping the current school operating during construction, cost estimates and design...

1 comment:

  1. curious as to who Ms. Raney voted for, for BOE in the last election, as well as for county council members. Elections have consequences. Elections are coming up next year. Do your council members and BOE members really represent you?


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