The Current

Why MCPS should change the new finals policy

Erick Fonseca, Yesenia Albright, and Beatriz Delgado

June 8, 2017

Montgomery County Public Schools have replaced exams with Required Quarterly Assessments (RQA). This replacement is not helping students prepare for college, but instead withholding kids for later on in life. Montgomery Coun...

State rule requiring documentation for religious headgear needs to be abolished

Aisha Sowe

March 17, 2017

Junior Je’nan Hayes was benched from the girls varsity basketball game on March 3 because of her hijab. Referees said that Hayes needed a state-signed waiver, giving her permission to wear her head scarf. The National Federa...