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MCPS to start school year fully online, with phased in-person instruction by November

Families can choose to have their children learn entirely online if they are not comfortable with them attending face-to-face classes.

MCPS recommending mix of in-person, remote learning, according to draft plan

District expects to make ‘tweaks” before sharing with community on Saturday

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Maryland fines nursing homes for coronavirus testing violations

Plus: Activists march to Elrich’s house to try to save African cemetery; County police will resume monthly vehicle auctions

MCPS says ‘massive undertaking’ underway in overhaul to fall classes

Officials give tour of elementary school to demonstrate possible social distancing measures

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Bethesda painter creates ‘driveway gallery’ to cheer neighbors during pandemic 

Plus: Kefa Café to leave Silver Spring Library location; Chief justice was hospitalized last month after injuring head in fall

In lawsuit, former Gaithersburg High wrestler says he was sexually assaulted in unsupervised locker room

Similar suits filed alleging sexual attacks at Damascus, Seneca Valley high schools

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Immigrant feeds 400 families 3 days a week from his Silver Spring garage

Plus: County summer camps starting July 20, with fraction of participants; Public libraries host ‘Virtual HIRE’ career assistance sessions

Petition started to rename Winston Churchill High

Joins calls for name changes at Magruder, Richard Montgomery

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Police say Chevy Chase man dead after accidental drowning

Plus: Choosing to be on the front lines of COVID-19; Chevy Chase moves to ban noisy gas-powered leaf blowers

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A Confederate statue is toppled at White’s Ferry, then quietly stored away

Plus: Residents protest development on historic Black cemetery in Bethesda; Silver Spring immunization clinic to open Monday

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