November 20, 2010

Leventhal will support sale despite Board of Ed & Superintendent objections

The Parents' Coalition of Montgomery County, MD has learned that County Councilmember George Leventhal will support the sale of 19.5 acres of Montgomery County school land for $1.9 million. According to Maryland State Department of Assessments & Taxation records the site to be sold is currently assessed at $33,162,766. (See image at left.) The land to be sold for $1.9 million is the site of the former Peary High School in Rockville, Maryland.

The MCPS Board of Education has publicly stated their objection to the sale of this 19.5 acre school site at least three times in the last five years. The Board of Education objected to the sale of this property on October 11, 2005, they stated their objection again on October 25, 2010, and reiterated their objection again on November 18, 2010. READ MORE: Parents' Coalition

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