| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Baltimore County Public Schools will be closed Tuesday for the second day in a row because of a fast-moving snowstorm. Schools also were closed Monday because of snow.
Sunday night, Superintendent S. Dallas Dance tweeted that there would be a delay, but...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:39 PM
Notable Ravens fans react on Twitter to the news that the team will be heading to the Super Bowl:
Oriole Adam Jones, @SimplyAJ10: Unreal victory. BMORE STAND UP.
Pastor Jamal Bryant, @jamalhbryant: God is with the Ravens......meet me in New Orleans!!!...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:55 PM
A number of education leaders are calling for a moratorium on annual student assessments until Maryland switches to tests that match a new curriculum being implemented in classrooms.
The state teachers union and school superintendents association said...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Long before he became a Grammy-winning songwriter and hip-hop music mogul, before he reached millionaire status and before he began to hobnob with the likes of Oprah, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, Kevin Liles was a kid growing up in a West Baltimore...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:47 AM
The protracted effort to add elected representation to Baltimore County's school board continued Thursday, Jan. 31 at a meeting of the county's Senate delegation, and despite some opposition, proponents for the bill remain optimistic change could come...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Monday that his administration proposes spending $336 million on school construction aid next year, including $25 million to add air conditioning to older schools.
At a news conference at Overlea High School —- more than...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Towson-area legislators will be tackling issues both fresh and familiar during the 2013 General Assembly session, which begins on Wednesday, Jan. 9, in Annapolis.
Chief among them will be the issue of adopting the model of a "hybrid" school board,...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Walls will be going up this summer and that's good news for faculty and parents at Halethorpe Elementary School.
The construction means the end of six open-concept classrooms at the school on Maple Avenue.
Baltimore County Schools Superintendent S....
| Dec 25, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Charm City celebrities, no matter where they were, woke early to send seasons Tweetings. Here are just a few:
Raven Terrence Cody @TerrenceCody Merry Christmas twitter and twitter fam
TV reporter Jessica Kartalija @JessKartalija Can't wait...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:52 AM
The public is invited to submit online comments regarding the draft of Baltimore County Public Schools' new five-year strategic plan, dubbed by Superintendent S. Dallas Dance as "Blueprint 2.0."
The draft document, and a feedback form, are available...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Police Chief Jim Johnson on Monday called on state and federal lawmakers to strengthen laws on background checks for gun buyers and stop the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in the wake of...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Adam Antoszewski, a senior at Catonsville High School, was one of 10 students in Baltimore County public schools named by Superintendent S. Dallas Dance to his Student Advisory Board for the 2012–2013 school year.
Antoszewski was the first...