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  • State delegate calls for task force reviewing Prince George's school board

    A state lawmaker from Prince George's County has introduced a bill to create a task force charged with reviewing current and best practices of the Board of Education. Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith, a Bowie Democrat who represents District 23A, which...
  • Former State Superintendent Grasmick to launch speaker series Thursday

    Former State Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick will soon be back on the national stage, where she will host a handful of high-profile figures to discuss the future of public education. The longtime state education leader--who retired in 2011--will be...
  • Some push for Edwards to be permanent schools CEO

    Some push for Edwards to be permanent schools CEO
    Education observers were split Tuesday on whether the city's school board should launch a nationwide search to replace schools CEO Andrés Alonso or give the job of taking on the district's daunting challenges to his hand-picked successor. Some, such as...
  • Broadneck High junior named student member of school board

    Even after placing her name in the running to become the next student member of the Anne Arundel County school board, Broadneck High School junior Else Drooff wasn't certain she wanted the job. In fact, she said so during her campaign speech. "Up...
  • School transition team urges review of achievement gap, discipline policies

    Baltimore County schools should work to more quickly eliminate achievement gaps and ensure that discipline policies are applied consistently to all groups of students, according to recommendations made by the transition team appointed by Superintendent...
  • Maynard E. Keadle, Baltimore County principal

    Maynard E. Keadle, Baltimore County principal
    Maynard E. Keadle, a retired principal of Dulaney and Perry Hall high schools known for putting his students and faculty first, died of complications from diabetes Tuesday at Manor Care Ruxton. The Timonium resident was 84. "It seemed that Maynard was...
  • Don't be tardy for the party season

    Don't be tardy for the party season
    Baltimore's party season is off and running after getting its kickoff last night with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra gala, which many folks consider the unofficial start to the fall party season. The next three months may be the most intense time of...
  • Ulman's school board panel to hold first meeting

    The panel commissioned by County Executive Ken Ulman to review the structure of the Board of Education will have its first meeting Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. in the George Howard Building inEllicott City. The public will have the opportunity "to...
  • Howard commission studying school board structure discusses voter engagement, campaign issues

    Members of a commission charged with recommending ways to create a more diverse school board met for the first time Wednesday, discussing voter engagement, ways to attract candidates and measures that have worked in other counties. County Executive Ken...
  • Margaret Ann Wotthlie Curtis, 71

    Margaret Ann Wotthlie Curtis, 71
    Margaret Ann Wotthlie Curtis, career-long Baltimore County educator of special needs children, died Aug. 11 of cancer at Dove House in Westminster. She was 71. Born in Baltimore on Oct. 20, 1939, Mrs. Curtis grew up on Rogers Avenue, and graduated from...
  • Diversity panel schedules meetings through September

    A panel commissioned by County Executive Ken Ulman to review the structure and composition of the Howard County Board of Education held its first meeting last week, and has set a schedule of meetings through the end of next month. Following their initial...
  • School year begins in Anne Arundel

    School year begins in Anne Arundel
    As schools opened Tuesday in Anne Arundel County with a record 76,600 students, Bates Middle School sixth-grader Londell Owens said he's looking forward to learning much in his classes "and having fun doing it." Among those who were in attendance at...