Boundary analysis debate draws 350 in Germantown

On a rainy night on Tuesday in Germantown, approximately 350 people flocked to Northwest High School to learn more about an ongoing countywide boundary analysis started last year by Montgomery County Public Schools. The meeting was sometimes tense as people skeptical of the process asked questions of consultants and MCPS officials, but overall the discourse was cordial. In January 2019, the Montgomery County Board of Education authorized a comprehensive, independent review of all school boundaries throughout the county. The goal, school district officials say, is to gather data to help inform decisions during future boundary studies, typically authorized when a new school is built or an existing school undergoes an expansion project. (Bethesda)

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