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Board of Ed Adopts Final $2.68 Billion Operating Budget

The Montgomery County Board of Education on Tuesday, June 11 adopted a $2.68 billion Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2020. The budget represents an $80.1 million increase over the current fiscal year budget. The budget will allow Montgomery County Public Schools to manage growth, maintain high levels of achievement, and eliminate opportunity gaps.

“This budget will better position our district to support student success, expand access and opportunity, close the achievement gap, and prepare all students to thrive,” said Board President Shebra Evans. “We are confident that this investment in our schools, students and staff will yield strong results for our community and we want to thank County Executive Mark Elrich, County Council President Nancy Navarro, and the entire County Council for its unwavering commitment to the students of Montgomery County Public Schools.”

A majority of the $80.1 spending increase will be used to maintain services for a growing number of students; ensure operational excellence and invest in strategic priorities.