• Statement: Take Your Child to Work Day 2017

    April 25, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001
    Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) will not participate this year in Take Your Child to Work Day (Thursday, April 27) due to the PARCC testing window. Students missing school for this purpose will have their absence excused. Students should not plan to be absent if the PARCC assessment will be administered that day in their school. Please contact your school's administrator for a schedule of your schools' PARCC administration.
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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.