| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Awake in the middle of the night, Sean McComb couldn't wait to write one of the most important thank-you notes of his career: "Today is a really cool day," it began. "It's cool because you all became the National Students of the Year!"
The letter was...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Patricia R. Amass, a retired Carroll County educator and volunteer who focused her efforts on those living in Third World countries, died Monday of abdominal cancer at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. She was 78.
"Pat defined the statement of...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:42 AM
It took many in the Bel Air Elementary School community nearly a year to overcome problems created primarily by last year's school budget process.
One of the measures taken to balance the budget for this school year was to eliminate shorter bus routes,...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Daja Dorsey had a list of things she was looking for in the perfect prom dress. And as the senior at Baltimore's Coppin Academy High School perused racks of dresses Saturday, looking for something short and sparkly, she was relieved to have at least one...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:53 PM
As contract negotiations between county schools and the teachers union continue to focus on salary adjustments, union officials have encouraged teachers to take part in two school-day activities they believe will drum up community support for the union....
| Apr 13, 2014
| 3:21 PM
A slowdown in revenue has Baltimore school officials scrambling for budget adjustments that won't require the system to raid its rainy-day fund or cut central office positions and school programs.
Officials face a $31 million deficit in next year's...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:55 PM
A science teacher at Archbishop Curley High School accused of engaging in sexual activity with a student was charged Friday with sexual abuse of a minor.
Lynette Nicole Trotta, 33, is being held in jail on a $100,000 bail; her initial bail had been...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Harford County Executive David Craig says he is expecting a difficult budget year ahead, and for the coming years, with only a small increase in revenue anticipated and the potential for the loss of hundreds of jobs at Aberdeen Proving Ground, the county'...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Teachers in Harford County Public Schools make less than teachers in one of Maryland's poorest counties, Allegany County, Ryan Burbey, president of the Harford County Education Association, told members of the Harford County Board of Education at their...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Lawrence Jehnert considers being named Harford County Public Schools Teacher of the Year to be a symbol of his experience in the school system coming "full circle" from when he was a student in the county schools and struggling to meet the potential his...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:19 AM
County schools will be open the day after Easter and tack on another day to the school year to make up two days missed this year because of inclement weather.
Officials received a waiver from the state Department of Education last week for three other...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:40 AM
There are lots of words I could use to describe my colleagues, but greedy isn't one of them.
In a recent Baltimore Sun article ("Foose says Howard County union events could put teachers in bad light," April 10), School Superintendent Renee Foose was...