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Blame Foose, not school board

Blame Foose, not school board

The editorial, "Howard needs a timeout" (Jan. 17), suggests that conflict resolution sessions could help solve problems between the Howard County Public Schools Board of Education and Superintendent Renee Foose. On the surface, that solution sounds reasonable, except that the superintendent has repeatedly acted dishonestly or without integrity; examples have been illuminated by your reporters in the past and can even be seen in the lawsuit she brought against the board. People can't have good relationships with others they don't trust.

Timeouts are not likely to produce a...