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Joe A. Hairston

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  • School board starts superintendent search process

    The Baltimore County school board began the process of selecting the next superintendent Tuesday night by creating a committee to set guidelines for public participation and choosing a search firm. The board decided in a private vote more than a month...
  • Hairston talks about Baltimore County schools' successes

    Baltimore County schools Superintendent Joe A. Hairston formally announced Friday that he will leave his post this June, saying he has a record of success. Speaking at a news conference, Hairston pointed to improved academic achievement of African-...
  • With Hairston's departure, rethinking school oversight in Balto. Co.

    With Hairston's departure, rethinking school oversight in Balto. Co.
    After nearly a dozen years at the helm of Baltimore County Public Schools, Joe A. Hairston has decided to retire from his post after the end of the current school year. It was the right decision and ensures that the superintendent will be remembered...
  • Hairston budget cuts: A dream dashed for Baltimore County teachers

    We graduate from college, full of enthusiasm and ideas. Most of us were inspired by one or more teachers in our youth, and we want to share that enthusiasm, our love of learning or love of our subject matter. We all care about students and education and...
  • Race to the Top isn't worth the $250 million

    There are several issues your editorial on Race to the Top fails to address ("No time to lose," May 22). In a commentary published in the Baltimore Sun November 3, 2010, Laurie Taylor-Mitchell questions Baltimore County Superintendent Joe A. Hairston's...
  • Relay for Life brings cancer awareness message to Goucher College

    Goucher College will be the staging area for the 2011 American Cancer Society Relay For Life for northern Baltimore County, Friday, June 17 into Saturday, June 18. The opening ceremony is at Friday at 7 p.m. at the Goucher track. Participants can...
  • Cockeysville teacher cited for special needs advocacy

    Cockeysville Middle School art teacher Denise Webster, was honored as an Outstanding Teacher by the Baltimore-Chesapeake Chapter of the Autism Society of America and Baltimore County Public School's Partnership. The award was announced at Honestly Autism...
  • Head of the Class

    The Gow School announced that Daniel Scher, of Towson, has chosen to continue his education at Marshall University this fall. Gow is a boarding school for dyslexic young men in grades seven through 12. Brian Knudsen, of Towson, earned a Ph.D in public...
  • Seven Baltimore County high schools ranked among Newsweek's 500 'Best American High Schools'

    Among Newsweek magazine's 500 "Best American High Schools" list, which was published in the magazine's June 19 issue, Towson is home to three, while Essex, Hereford, Timonium and Pikesville can each claim one. The magazine contacted more than 1,100...
  • Citizens say diversity, accountability are crucial in school board selection

    Residents and representatives of county organizations said last week that diversity and accountability are their highest priorities regarding any potential change in how county's Board of Education members are selected. In the first of its three public...
  • Owings Mills Times Head of the Class

    Jennifer Frank, of Reisterstown, daughter of Timothy and Jamie Frank, and a graduate of Garrison Forest School, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Bucknell University. Stephen Wilkes, a 13-year-old eighth-grade student at...
  • Towson firm selected to create plans for Stoneleigh addition

    Rubeling & Associates Inc., a Towson-based architectural firm, has been awarded a $1 million contract to create architectural and engineering drawings for the addition and renovation to Stoneleigh Elementary School. At its July 12 meeting, the...