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Leaders Review Recommendations from Reimagining School Safety and Student Well-Being Committee [Video]

Montgomery County leaders reviewed preliminary recommendations from the Reimagining School Safety and Student Well-Being Committee, aimed to reshape public safety in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and provide social and mental support to students. County Executive Marc Elrich and other officials launched the effort in April. The 32-member steering committee was tasked with making recommendations []

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Community Mental Health Providers Say Staffing is a Challenge [Video]

Community and nonprofit mental health organizations in Montgomery County say hiring diverse professionals is a challenge. The county councils Education and Culture and Health and Human Services committees heard from several organizations during a virtual meeting Thursday. Jose Hernndez, a bilingual psychotherapist for the nonprofit Affiliated Sante Group, said barriers include a shortage of licensed []