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Joe A. Hairston

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  • Crowding Balto. Co.'s classrooms

    Crowding Balto. Co.'s classrooms
    The results of Baltimore County Superintendent Joe Hairston's poor decision to cut teachers from high schools are now clear: A sharp drop in the number of classes available to students (including Advanced Placement courses), increasing class sizes and...
  • Increased class sizes in Balto. Co. high schools: A student's view

    I have attended Towson High School for four years, and the change in class size this year was a dramatic shift. Your recent article made clear how cutting 200 high school teachers in the Baltimore County School System has negatively affected students...
  • State approves last round of school construction projects

    State approves last round of school construction projects
    State officials approved more than $161 million in school construction funding Wednesday that will allow school systems in the Baltimore area to undertake renovation projects, tackling problems that include sweltering and overcrowded classrooms and...
  • Randallstown High unveils stock exchange classroom

    Randallstown High unveils stock exchange classroom
    Graduating Randallstown High School senior Brian McNair was wary of the Facebook IPO hype. Though he saw his fellow students buying into it, he had a gut feeling the risk was too high. McNair, 17, steered clear of the social media giant's stock and...
  • Area teachers honored by Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce

    The Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce honored five teachers at area schools and an organization for its exemplary work May 31. More than 120 people attended the chamber's first event to recognize Catonsville teacher. The event featured nominees...
  • Stoneleigh celebrates start of $18.8 million addition

    Stoneleigh celebrates start of $18.8 million addition
    A year of advocacy was punctuated with celebration Wednesday morning, June 6, as construction of a 200-seat addition to Stoneleigh Elementary School began with a ceremonial groundbreaking. "Less than a year ago, we were saying, 'What are we going to do?'...
  • Last day of school for students and superintendents

    Last day of school for students and superintendents
    Baltimore County Superintendent Joe A. Hairston looked out this week at 700 elementary students spread out on their school's lawn to celebrate the groundbreaking for a long-awaited new wing. The ceremony was like dozens before it, but for Hairston the...
  • Marks critical of new policy on placement of siblings in magnet schools

    Fifth District County Councilman David Marks this week called for outgoing Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Joe Hairston to "delay or modify" changes to school board policy regarding how students are assigned at county magnet schools. On...
  • Principals feel new financial disclosure forms are too intrusive

    Baltimore County principals are protesting a new financial disclosure form that is the most detailed of any required in the region, setting up a debate over how much personal information some school officials should have to divulge to the public....
  • Some families decry change in Baltimore County school magnet policy for siblings

    Some families decry change in Baltimore County school magnet policy for siblings
    When Gregory Finnerty enrolled his son, Nicholas, 5, in kindergarten at Cromwell Valley Elementary School for the coming school year, he did so with the expectation that his 2-year-old daughter, Madelyn, would be joining him at the magnet school in a...
  • Baltimore County leaders concerned by $5 million expenditure

    Baltimore County leaders expressed concern Friday that the school system may have wasted as much as $5 million on textbooks and a curriculum that are not being widely used, calling on school officials to more closely monitor spending. "When you find...
  • Balto. Co. schools: How about spending $5 million on teachers, classes?

    I was quoted in Liz Bowie's recent article on Baltimore County's ill-advised textbook purchase ("Millions for textbooks that went used," Nov. 11) and would like to supplement those remarks. Superintendent Joe A. Hairston ignored the advice of the...