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Reopen Montgomery County Schools

Mont. Co. Republican Central Committee supports fully reopening public schools.

Rockville, MD - The Montgomery County Republican Central Committee has announced it is backing an appeal from the “Coalition of Maryland Parents and Students” (COMPS) to fully and immediately reopen Maryland’s public schools. COMPS represents 20 Maryland Counties, 22,000 families and 800,000 students.

Joint Statement with Del. Mark Fisher on Democratic Hypocrisy regarding HB 655

For Immediate Release    Reardon Sullivan
March 8th, 2021


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Joint Statement of
Delegate Mark Fisher (R-Calvert County)
and the Montgomery County Republican Central Committee

Rockville, MD -- The Montgomery County Republican Central Committee, on behalf of over 105,000 Montgomery County Republicans, wholeheartedly applauds Delegate Mark Fisher (R-Calvert County) for exposing the hypocrisy of our Democratic elected officials in both Annapolis and on the Montgomery County Council, during the debate over House Bill 655.

March Chairman's Message

I know you’ve had enough snow! On to Springtime. We’re all ready to move forward.

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Let’s make sure Montgomery County doesn’t go through what Texas did by validating that our energy resources are available winter through summer, affordable for all of us, and not here to serve political agendas. Read in this newsletter about Montgomery County’s far-left climate agenda.


Monday, April 12, 2021 at 07:30 PM

Mondays with MoCo: Charter Schools

"Mondays with MoCo"



Monday, April 12th  7:30PM


McKenzie Allen is the Executive Director of the Maryland Alliance of Public Charter Schools. A former public-school educator, Teach for America alumni, and education policy expert, she has a BA from Purdue University in elementary education, a MA from The George Washington University in political management, and an MBA Certificate from Michigan State University in strategic business. McKenzie has worked for the past 10 years in education policy and advocacy for charter schools, political campaigns, Leadership for Educational Equity, Association of American Educators, and the Office of Maryland State Senate President Ferguson. 




Laurie Halverson was a PTA leader at the local and county level from 2007-2013. A former candidate for MCPS Board of Education in 2014, Governor Hogan appointed her as a commissioner to study testing in Maryland’s public schools, then appointed her to the Maryland Board of Education in 2016, where she served for one year. Laurie ran unsuccessfully for Maryland Delegate in 2018. She currently serves on the Montgomery County Board of License Commissioners and is a regular political panelist on Montgomery Community Media’s “21 This Week” show.  





Ed Amatetti is a former teacher and has been involved in education reform for the better part of three decades. He founded New Renaissance In Education a 501.c3 that established local chapters to advocate for education reform legislation at the state level in support of schools choice, charters, vouchers, and other education alternatives, and for giving parents and citizens the right to review K-12 curriculum and textbooks before they are approved.  While Executive Director of NRIE, Ed visited dozens of charter schools throughout the United States and assisted others get started.  Ed ran unsuccessfully for Montgomery County BOE in 2014 and County Council in 2018.  He is currently President of Montgomery County Taxpayer League.

Despite increasing levels of taxpayer funding for public schools, the Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) system continues a slow but steady decline in academic outcomes, constructive school environments, and interactive teacher-parent relationships.  In many middle/high schools around the county the situation has reached crisis proportions. The COVID-19 pandemic has further exacerbated the strain between parents/students and the County Council, MCPS Administrators and the Montgomery County Education Association (Teachers’ Union).  There are, however, effective alternative solutions.  Find out about the positive impact public and private charter schools can have on students, communities, and the overall education process.  Why is Montgomery County so afraid of charter schools? 



Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 07:30 PM
Zoom in Rockville, MD

Virtual MCGOP Executive Committee Meeting

MCGOP Central Committee members should see their email for invitation to join zoom virtual meeting.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 06:00 PM
Brickside Food and Drink in Bethesda, MD

Stimulate the MoCo YR's Happy Hour

Calling all MoCo Republicans between 18-40! Come join one of the fastest growing chapters of the Maryland Young Republicans. Make new friends and make a difference at the local, state, and national levels. Join us for our “Stimulate the Moco YRs” Happy Hour on April 21, and get a free drink when you sign up as a member. RSVP and learn more at: For any questions about Moco YRs or to get involved, contact Jackie Sackstein ( [email protected]). 

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