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  • Virginia Harrison honored for work with Human Relations Commission

    WESTMINSTER — The Carroll County Human Relations Commission will hold a 20th anniversary celebration reception honoring Chairwoman Virginia Harrison, of Sykesville, on Tuesday, May 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Non-Profit Center in...
  • Dance seeks out disengaged students

    Dance seeks out disengaged students
    Although dozens are vying for Dallas Dance's attention in his first days as Baltimore County school superintendent, he plans to seek out disengaged students and parents of private school students, two groups that he hopes respectively to keep and to...
  • After a final rush, 15 candidates file to compete for three school board positions

    Fifteen candidates, including three incumbents and one former board member, have filed for the 2012 Howard County Board of Education elections. The last candidate to file by Wednesday's 9 p.m. deadline was Mary Jo Neil of West Friendship. The influx of...
  • Maryland ranked no. 1 in schools again

    Maryland ranked no. 1 in schools again
    Maryland schools have been ranked No. 1 in the nation by a leading education publication for the fourth year in a row, earning a grade of B+ compared to the national average of C. The rankings by Education Week have been promoted by Gov. Martin O'...
  • Ulman names Grasmick to head panel on future school board structure

    Former State Superintendent of Schools Nancy Grasmick will head a commission being formed to study the structure of the Howard County Board of Education, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Wednesday, Aug. 3. The commission will examine the different...
  • Ulman appoints commission to study all-elected school board system

    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced a new commission Wednesday to re-evaluate the county's all-elected school board structure after hearing complaints about its lack of diversity. The six-member commission chaired by former state schools...
  • Maryland's only public boarding school tries for new start in its fourth year

    Maryland's only public boarding school tries for new start in its fourth year
    When Khalek Kirkland and one of his college buddies imagined their dream jobs, they wanted to be in charge of schools where they had students for enough hours in the day to change the course of their lives. Kirkland got that job this summer as head of...
  • Grasmick to overhaul teacher training at Towson University

    Grasmick to overhaul teacher training at Towson University
    Several months after Nancy S. Grasmick left her job as state superintendent of schools, Michelle Rhee, the former schools chief in Washington, spoke in Baltimore and let a secret slip. She told the crowd at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall that Grasmick...
  • 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...