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1 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Montgomery County Board of Education and Montgomery County Delegation ANNUUAL MEETING November 17, 2009

2 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND MCPS Demographics

3 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Enrollment 1998– , , PERCENT

4 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Enrollment over last two years 2, –10 1, –09

5 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Enrollment to Increase 6,000 by , , ,917 ACTUALPROJECTED

6 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Percent of County Enrollment in MCPS Schools in 1998 in 2008 MCPS Share of County K–12 Population on the Rise

7 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Hispanic Student Enrollment , , PERCENT

8 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Asian American Student Enrollment , , PERCENT

9 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND African American Student Enrollment , , PERCENT

10 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND White Student Enrollment 18.6 PERCENT , ,048

11 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND White African American Asian American Hispanic MCPS Enrollment by Race/Ethnic Group

12 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND , , PERCENT MCPS Free and Reduced-Price Meals (FARMS)

13 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Income Eligibility Guidelines Household Size Maximum Income Free Meals Maximum Income Reduced-Price Meals 4$28,665$40,793 MCPS Free and Reduced-Price Meals (FARMS) qualify for FREE meals 70 PERCENT

14 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND ESOL , , PERCENT

15 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Highland Elementary School

16 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND MCPS Savings

17 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Examples of Recent Savings Hiring Freeze FY $17.7 million net savings FY $19.5 million net savings FY $9.7 million net savings target\ Salary Reduction – 5.3% COLA foregone FY $89 million Position Elimination FY $4.4 million – 50 central office positions FY $12.2 million – 75 central office positions

18 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Examples of Recent Savings (cont’d) Reorganizations FY2010 – $634,000 – Department of Student Services FY2009 – $487,000 – Office of Chief Technology Officer Employee Benefits FY2009 – $1.5 million – Cooperative bidding FY2010 – $1.2 million – Audit of benefits eligibility Transportation FY2009 – $783,000 –Reduction in diesel fuel costs FY2010 – $970,000 – Postponed bus replacements

19 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Examples of Recent Savings (cont’d) Utilities FY2009 – $750,000 – Lighting technology upgrades FY2010 – $1.0 million – air conditioning restrictions FY2010 – $3.0 million – reduced electricity costs Operational Efficiencies FY2009 – $255,000 – Mainframe computer eliminated FY2010 – $902,000 – Systematic team cleaning FY2010 – $850,000 – In-house copier maintenance

20 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Key Legislative Priorities Maintenance of Effort Teacher Pension Capital Budget/School Construction Compulsory Age of Attendance Local Bills Construction Permitting Student Member of the Board

21 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Maintenance of Effort Key Legislative Priority The Montgomery County Board of Education supports:  Continuing the current maintenance of effort provision  Requiring that local education funding amounts are no less than the previous year’s level, despite fluctuation in enrollment.  Holding school systems harmless for MOE non-compliance by local governments by requiring the state to transfer from state disbursements or county state aid to school system state aid the amount by which counties failed to meet MOE.

22 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Maintenance of Effort Key Legislative Priority The Montgomery County Board of Education opposes:  Any amendments to statue or regulations regarding  Legal requirements to satisfy the minimum maintenance of effort requirement;  Limiting the application of the non-recurring cost exemption;  The process for requesting waivers from the maintenance of effort requirement;  Criteria by which waivers would be automatically granted  Blanket legislative waiver with no clear funding requirement.  Imposing any penalty for the failure of Montgomery County or Prince George’s County to meet FY2010 MOE requirements.

23 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Pension/Retirement Key Legislative Priority The Montgomery County Board of Education supports:  Maintaining the teacher retirement program as a state-funded categorical program.  Full state funding of the teacher retirement program. The Montgomery County Board of Education opposes:  Any shift in funding responsibility from the state to the counties.  Any imposition of a cap on the state’s share of teacher retirement funding.

24 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND CIP Issues: FY 2011–FY 2016 CATERPILLAR

25 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND State CIP Request (in millions) Construction funding balance$ 10,822 Planning and Construction (forward)$ 15,045 Systemic renovations$ 6,177 Planning and Construction funding$107,085 Planning approval$ n/a Total$139,129

26 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND MCPS State CIP Funding History FY (millions)

27 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND School Construction Key Legislative Priority The Montgomery County Board of Education supports:  Distribution of school construction funds equal to the percentage share of student enrollment statewide.  Eliminate penalty for building additional classrooms intended to reduce class size in support of student achievement by revising to square footage Interagency Committee allowances for new and modernized schools.  Developing a mechanism to ensure locally forward-funded projects remain eligible for state funding, even after the project has been completed.  Establishing incentives for green and energy efficient school construction.

28 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Compulsory Age of Attendance Key Legislative Priority The Montgomery County Board of Education supports:  Raising the compulsory age from 16 to 18.  Providing adequate supports to address the issues that caused students to leave school.

29 MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Local Bills Key Legislative Priority The Montgomery County Board of Education supports:  Local legislation that authorizes MCPS projects to be reviewed and permitted through the Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services.  Local legislation expanding the SMOB’s voting rights to be equal to those of adult Board members with the exception that the SMOB shall not vote on negative personnel matters.


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