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The Baltimore Sun

Liz Bowie

Writer

Liz Bowie writes about state and local education issues for the Baltimore Sun. Since joining The Sun in 1986, she has covered environment, business and state government, but for the past 15 years she has focused on education. She grew up in Baltimore and her mother was a reporter and editor for The Evening Sun. Her husband, Dan Fesperman, is a former Sun foreign correspondent turned fiction author. She is a former Spencer Fellow in Education Reporting at Columbia University.

Recent Articles

  • Harford County suspends school trips to Baltimore, citing safety concerns

    Harford County suspends school trips to Baltimore, citing safety concerns

    Harford County's school sytem has banned field trips to Baltimore indefinitely, citing safety concerns following the unrest over the death of Freddie Gray and the subsequent trials of police officers charged in his death. City leaders called the decision misguided and ill-informed, saying it denies...

  • Baltimore County school superintendent gets another contract

    Baltimore County school superintendent gets another contract

    With no discussion or comment, a divided Baltimore County school board decided Tuesday to reappoint its superintendent, Dallas Dance, to a second four-year term. By a vote of 10-2, the school board backed a leader known as a change agent who has gained both strong support and strong criticism during...

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