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Renee Foose

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  • Foose says assessment will compare Howard County with students around the world

    Maryland is often lauded as one of the nation's top-performing states for education, and Howard County consistently ranks among the top school districts in Maryland. But county schools Superintendent Renee Foose is among administrators nationwide...
  • 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 schools cancel after-school activities Tuesday

    With freezing rain in the forecast, the Howard County Public School System has canceled all after-school activities Tuesday. Cancellations include all school- and community-sponsored events and high school sports practices and games. This is the...
  • Howard school board starts work on $742 million budget request

    Howard school board starts work on $742 million budget request
    When an unprecedented number of teachers turned out for a public hearing on Superintendent Renee Foose's proposed $742 million operating budget request, they criticized the lack of a placeholder for raises. But a placeholder is coming, Foose said —...
  • Howard teachers say cost-of-living increase doesn't keep up

    Howard teachers say cost-of-living increase doesn't keep up
    Howard County public school officials and the county's teachers union made little progress Monday after resuming contentious negotiations on pay increases for teachers in the coming budget. Teachers and the Howard County Education Association have...
  • Howard County prepares for snow

    Howard County prepares for snow
    As the region braces itself for heavy snowfall Wednesday night into Thursday, Howard County agencies have already started to prepare.  The National Weather Service is predicting between 6 and 10 inches of snow for the county, with up to a foot of...
  • Howard PTA Council calls for MSA waiver

    The PTA Council of Howard County is calling for a swifter end to the annual student test known as the Maryland School Assessment. On Monday, Jan. 6, the council approved a resolution asking the Maryland State Board of Education and State...
  • Foose proposes $742 million operating budget for Howard schools

    Foose proposes $742 million operating budget for Howard schools
    Howard County Superintendent Renee Foose Tuesday proposed a $742 million operating budget for fiscal year 2015, up $16.7 million and 2.3 percent from last year’s $725.3 million approved budget. This is the first year the school system has used a...
  • School officials expect winter break closing to save $350-$400,000

    Students and teachers in the Howard County Public School System weren't the only people on winter break last month. Superintendent Renee Foose directed all offices and facilities closed as well, to the tune of several hundred thousand dollars in savings,...
  • Critics question proposed Howard school calendar

    Critics question proposed Howard school calendar
    A proposed change in next year's Howard County academic calendar has some teachers and parents riled, and they came to the Board of Education Thursday, Jan. 9 to criticize the plan. Last month, Howard County Public School System central office staff...
  • Students living in poverty topic at Howard school board, council meeting

    Students living in poverty topic at Howard school board, council meeting
    The discussion centering on the concentration of students living in poverty in Howard County, and how those students perform on state tests, isn't a new one, but it came up again as a major point of discussion between members of Howard County's Board of...
  • School budget season underway in Laurel area

    Howard County Public School System Superintendent Renee Foose last week proposed a $742 million operating budget for fiscal 2015. A public hearing on the proposed budget is Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. Work sessions will follow Feb. 4 and 11 at 7 p.m., and Feb. 6...