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To: Montgomery County Council

Keep Montgomery County Private Schools Open

Keep Montgomery County Private Schools Open

Rescind Montgomery County's July 31 order closing private schools' in-person instruction through October 1.

Why is this important?

Our kids need to be in school to learn. Private and parochial schools should be empowered to develop safe plans that follow CDC and state plans without arbitrary and capricious interference from county officials.


Reasons for signing

  • Cathleen Belfield
  • Because online learning is a joke
  • Education and schools are reopening all states and cities. First day of school is on August 31st and Back to school is on September 8th 2020. Originally, the school year would start on September 4th, post-Labor Day. the School Board formally adopted a plan to open schools following this plan starting September 8, 2020. Let's move the start date for 2020 to September 8th (the day after Labor Day 2020).  In this pandemic (Coronavirus) Government is likely to open Schools Sept. 1 2020.


2020-08-02 11:29:44 -0400

1,000 signatures reached

2020-08-01 22:30:16 -0400

500 signatures reached

2020-08-01 19:27:23 -0400

100 signatures reached

2020-08-01 18:30:18 -0400

50 signatures reached

2020-08-01 17:45:24 -0400

25 signatures reached

2020-08-01 17:17:28 -0400

10 signatures reached