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  • School board study commission endorses hybrid model

    The Howard County Board of Education Study Commission decided Monday, Sept. 19 that the school board should have five members elected by district and two members appointed by the county executive, according to commission chairwoman Nancy Grasmick,...
  • Howard's school choice

    Howard's school choice
    One of the great ironies of education reform in Maryland is that for all the standardization and testing directed at the classroom, the one place where there's no clear-cut formula for success is how school boards should be selected. Some boards are...
  • School board voted against giving Hairston a new contract

    School board voted against giving Hairston a new contract
    A month before longtime Baltimore County school Superintendent Joe A. Hairston said he will step down when his contract ends in June, the school board voted in private not to extend his employment. Hairston officially notified school board President...
  • Panel's recommendation to create diversity unites angry school board

    Opposition by Howard County Board of Education members to a proposal that will change the way future boards are constructed is growing stronger. The Howard County Board of Education Commission, convened by County Executive Ken Ulman to find ways to...
  • Baltimore County school superintendent will likely be attractive job

    Baltimore County will be just one of a number of large school districts in the nation and several in Maryland looking for new leaders this year, but those familiar with the process said that despite the competition, the county will be attractive to many...
  • Grasmick's education legacy not so stellar

    It was so refreshing and delightful to read Marta Mossburg's recent column peeling back years of carefully crafted veneer to expose Nancy Grasmick's true legacy and set the record straight ("Maryland's uneducated graduates," May 11). Ten years ago, I...
  • Schaefer honors friends, institutions in will

    Schaefer honors friends, institutions in will
    William Donald Schaefer's ability to surprise, delight and confound was on display again Tuesday with the public release of his last will and testament, which showered bits of his $2.4 million estate on devoted aides, friends and institutions....
  • No more time to lose

    No more time to lose
    Having won a windfall of federal education dollars as a result of its successful Race to the Top application, Maryland is now faced with putting into practice the sweeping changes it promised to make in the way its teachers are evaluated. But the state...
  • Dance will be guest teaching in middle and high school classrooms

    When Interim State Superintendent Bernard Sadusky decided to waive the state law to allow Baltimore County to hire S. Dallas Dance to be the next school superintendent, he gave it on the condition that Dance be a guest teacher in a middle and high...
  • Dallas Dance says he supports board's decision to build school in Mays Chapel

    Dallas Dance says he supports board's decision to build school in Mays Chapel
    In a meeting with the editorial board of The Baltimore Sun, the next Baltimore County schools chief, S. Dallas Dance, said he supports the controversial decision to build a new school in Mays Chapel. The school, he said, is needed to relieve overcrowding....
  • Md. students make gains on national test

    Maryland's public school students made greater gains on a national standardized test than their peers in nearly every other state, although the achievement gap between white and minority students persists. Bucking the trend on the National Assessment...
  • Top of the class

    Top of the class
    A report this week that Maryland students made greater gains on national reading and math tests than their peers in nearly every other state is the clearest sign yet that the decade-long effort to increase school funding and make teachers and principals...