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The revelation that former Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Joe Hairston supposedly protected two administrative employees who recently have been transferred to other positions raises several huge red flags ("Hairston gave employment contracts to...
Shortly before retiring this summer, Howard County school superintendent Sydney Cousin told employees in the central office that he was giving them a pay raise but did not take the matter before the school board for approval. Some board members say...
The two high-ranking school employees who signed contracts with former Baltimore County Superintendent Joe A. Hairston before he retired have both left the system. The contracts would have paid the employees nearly a half-million dollars if new...
Baltimore County Public Schools SuperintendentS. Dallas Danceannounced Tuesday that the school system's recently-enacted magnet school policy change will be put on hold until a review can be completed. Dance made the announcement at the school board...
Tags: David Marks, Lobbying
The cash-strapped Baltimore school system has paid more than $14 million in overtime over the past four years, mostly to its understaffed police force and hundreds of temporary employees who have filled gaps created by CEO Andrés Alonso's plan to shrink...
A bill that would give Baltimore County an elected school board was held back from a vote Tuesday, Feb. 21, in a meeting of the county's Senate Delegation in Annapolis, but State Sen. Bobby Zirkin and Jim Brochin are optimistic that change is on the...
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz made the trip to Annapolis on Wednesday to speak against the senate bill that would make Baltimore County's Board of Education an elected body — saying the search for a new superintendent should stall any large-...
State Comptroller Peter Franchot plans to post an online petition on his agency's web site Thursday to help Baltimore County parents put pressure on the county school administration to take action to put air-conditioning into schools that now offer no...
The Baltimore County House and Senate delegations have each passed versions of a bill that would make at least part of county's school board an elected body. But with just under a month to go before the 2012 General Assembly session adjourns, plenty...
Tags: Annapolis, Kevin Kamenetz, Elections
After compiling the results of a survey of students' families, Stoneleigh Elementary School administrators announced Thursday that the school will move everything from pupils to playground equipment to the soon-to-be-vacant Carver Center for the Arts...
A proposed renovation and addition to Stoneleigh Elementary School received a boost Thursday, Aug. 4, when the Baltimore County Public School system listed the project fifth on a list of capital budget priorities for the coming year. The report, which...
In her 15 years working in Maryland public schools, Howard County Public School System superintendent candidate Renee Foose has developed a "proven record of success" in reforming schools to meet new standards of achievement, according to a system...
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