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Board of Education Considering Revisions To Reimbursement Policies

creditcardsUPPER MARLBORO – A Prince George’s County Board of Education committee meeting Thursday night to consider changes to policies regarding credit card usage and expense reimbursements turned into a conversation about how expense accounts should be used.

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Microsoft to provide Office free to all Maryland public school students

loweryBELTSVILLE – Officials from the state and county school systems, as well as Microsoft Corp. came together at High Point High School to announce the creation of 25 new information technology academy programs as well as the opportunity for teachers, parents and students throughout the state to download a copy of Microsoft Office for free.

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School system working to help ninth graders advance

Charles H. FlowersUPPER MARLBORO – Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) announced its ninth-grade promotion rate has increased by almost 6 percent system-wide during the 2013-14 school year, and while members of the Board of Education lauded the improvement, they said room for improvement still exists. 

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Greenbelt contributes to feasibility study for north-county animal shelter

greenbelt councilGREENBELT—The Mayor and City Council voted unanimously Monday evening to help fund a feasibility study the county proposed to undertake in order to determine whether it should construct an animal shelter in the northern part of the county.

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District Council holds off on decision regarding Oxon Hill Walmart

pgwalmart021384384152UPPER MARLBORO—The Prince George’s County District Council made no decision on the site plan for a Walmart superstore on the east part of Clipper Hill Way off of Oxon Hill road but will have 60 days to come back and make a decision.

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