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  • It's about fairness, not greed [Commentary]

    It's about fairness, not greed [Commentary]
    There are lots of words I could use to describe my colleagues, but greedy isn't one of them. In a recent Baltimore Sun article ("Foose says Howard County union events could put teachers in bad light," April 10), School Superintendent Renee Foose was...
  • Howard educators pass on a curve in Gallup poll

    Howard educators pass on a curve in Gallup poll
    Educators and employees in Howard County schools are slightly more engaged than employees nationwide, according to the results of a Gallup poll released last week, even though more than 60 percent didn't meet that standard. Tim Hodges, director of...
  • Howard teachers call for better wages at budget hearing

    Howard teachers call for better wages at budget hearing
    No hearing before the Howard County Board of Education in recent years has ever drawn more than 200 or so people — not even redistricting. But the board room Thursday, Jan. 29 was filled to the brim with more than 300 people, and across the parking...
  • Two incumbents out, Dyer in for Howard school board race

    Two incumbents out, Dyer in for Howard school board race
    A crowded field of contenders for four open spots on the Howard County Board of Education included a familiar face for the 2014 elections, but two incumbent names were absent. Ousted school board member Allen Dyer filed Monday, but Brian Meshkin and...
  • Howard school board adopts $758.7 million budget request

    Howard school board adopts $758.7 million budget request
    The Howard County Board of Education Tuesday night approved a $758.7 million operating budget request for fiscal year 2015, almost $17 million more than Superintendent Renee Foose proposed earlier this year. The budget includes $21.4 million as a...
  • Dyer is back, but is that a good thing? [Editorial]

    Dyer is back, but is that a good thing? [Editorial]
    Allen Dyer said the right things on Monday, hours after he filed to run for a seat on the Howard County school board. Dyer spoke of the importance of the public educational system, the value of opposing views on the board and his desire to work with...
  • Singing brings Oakland Mills community together

    Oakland Mills High School senior John Dean didn't join the school's choir until his junior year — a decision he now describes as a mistake he hopes younger students interested in singing don't make. This week, he and fellow choir members will...
  • Howard opens first school-based wellness center

    Howard opens first school-based wellness center
    Howard County history was made Monday with the opening of the county's first school-based wellness center. "This embodies a holistic approach to the health and well-being of our students," Superintendent Renee Foose said at the grand opening of the...
  • Howard school board elects Giles to second term as chair

    Ellen Giles was named chair of the Howard County Board of Education Thursday, marking her second time leading the board. Currently in her third term, Giles has been on the board since 2006, and served as chair from 2009-10. She replaces Frank Aquino...
  • Howard school system retirees angry over health care change

    Medicare-eligible retirees in the Howard County Public School System will have a new insurance plan come Jan. 1, but significant concerns have been expressed by some retirees that the plan isn't accepted by their health care providers. For $6.47...
  • At first budget hearing, Ulman optimistic about FY15 finances

    At first budget hearing, Ulman optimistic about FY15 finances
    At the first of his public hearings on Howard County's Fiscal Year 2015 budget, County Executive Ken Ulman sounded a hopeful note. "Budgetwise, I think we're beginning to emerge out of the depths of the great recession," he told the crowd of more than...
  • More cameras, security in Howard schools a year after forming safety task force

    More cameras, security in Howard schools a year after forming safety task force
    A year after Howard County created a school safety task force in response to the Newtown, Conn., school shootings, the county's public schools have more security features than before and are on their way to getting more, County Executive Ken Ulman...