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Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Awarded Federal Innovation Grant for Integrated Curriculum

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Awarded Federal Innovation Grant for Integrated Curriculum

The reasons to live in Montgomery County, MD just keeps growing and growing. In the past several months, I have talked about MCPS students earning 62 National Merit Scholarship Awards and an overview of the school system. Now, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) awarded Federal Innovation Grant for Integrated Curriculum in the amount of $5 million!

The money from the federal Investing in Innovation (i3) Fund to help support the development of a new, integrated elementary school curriculum. MCPS was one of 49 applicants to win a coveted i3 grant, and one of only 11 school districts. Nearly 1,700 districts, schools, consortia and non-profits applied for part of the $650 million in grants. MCPS’ application received a score of 100.39, the 15th highest overall.

With the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) awarded Federal Innovation Grant for Integrated Curriculum, MCPS will continue its unprecedented partnership with Pearson, LLC, to create a groundbreaking elementary grades curriculum that fully integrates the core subjects of reading and mathematics with science, social studies, art, music and physical education.

For more information about Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) awarded Federal Innovation Grant for Integrated Curriculum, visit the MCPS web site.

With more than 20 years experience with homes for sale or rent in Maryland, I am proud to be a long time resident of Montgomery County, Maryland. Montgomery County has a tradition of excellence, especially in their school system.

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