News about Jeanne & the campaign:

Montgomery Board of Education primary: Meet the candidates
23 March 2012
By Michael Alison Chandler

Nine candidates are running in the April 3 primary for the Montgomery County Board of Education

SEIU Local 500 endorses Jeanne Ellinport for Montgomery County school board

28 February 2012
by Andrew Ujifusa, Gazette Staff Writer

The union for bus drivers, maintenance workers and other service employees in Montgomery County Public Schools has endorsed...

MCEA Endorses Jeanne Ellinport
9 February 2012
"As an advocate for education, a PTA leader on all levels, and a mother of MCPS elementary, middle and high school students, Jeanne Ellinport will bring her professional background in public affairs and communications, her enthusiasm, knowledge, and confidence to our Board of Education. She would add tremendous value to the Board of Education, and we look forward to working with her."
Doug Prouty, President MCEA

Montgomery County Public Schools Retirees Association (MCPSRA) endorses Jeanne Ellinport for School Board
30 January 2012
A quote from their endorsement letter:
"Your ideas, thoughtful responses and energy give us the confidence that you will be a terrific representative for the people of our organization and of Montgomery County."

Other Education News:

Montgomery seeks to halt pension shift
28 February 2012
by Kate S. Alexander, Gazette Staff Writer

A proposed shift of Maryland teacher pension costs would require Montgomery County to fund $47 million during the first year...

Montgomery School Board to review student handout guidelines
27 February 2012
by Andrew Ujifus, Gazette Staff Writer

The rules governing fliers distributed to Montgomery County students will get a fresh review...

Montgomery school board recommends $2.1B budget for coming year
14 February 2012
Starr says fiscal climate allows for officials to re-examine strategies

The Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend a $2.1 billion operating budget for fiscal 2013.

Governor's 2013 Budget
21 January 2012

Maryland lawmakers consider how teacher pension shift would affect schools spending
O’Malley’s budget: Plenty of pain to go around
O'Malley's pension reforms start to emerge
Highlights of O'Malley's budget proposal
Summary: The basics of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s $34.2 billion budget

Maryland Schools rank #1 in the United States
4th year in a row!
12 January 2012
Equipping U.S. Schools for the Global Fast Lane