Weekend News Roundup: Budget, International Schools, Purple Line

The Board of Education adopted a reconciled budget for fiscal year 2016, but not without some tense discussion about the new international schools. (Washington Post)

The Office of Communications has confirmed that two International High Schools for English Language Learners will open this fall, one at Largo High School and the other at the Annapolis Road Academy. (PGCPS)

A county teenager was shot multiple times in an Oxon Hill park. He survived the attack and was listed in good condition at the hospital yesterday. (WUSA 9)

A Bowie High School junior became the first runner in 18 years to win the 100, 200, and 400 meter dashes at the Maryland 4A State Championship. (USA Today)

Governor Hogan will support the Purple Line connecting New Carrollton and Bethesda, but insists that Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties contribute more for the project. (Washington Post)

Governor Hogan announced a cancer diagnosis on Monday. He has aggressive, stage 3 lymphoma. (Washington Post)

Our efforts to ensure that all elementary school students in Prince George’s County get 20 minutes of recess per day are featured in a Sentinel article. (Sentinel)

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