| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Does the Howard County Public School System hate the poor? Consider the languishing schools in Columbia juxtaposed against the palatial new schools elsewhere. The latest act of animus toward the poor is robbing Wilde Lake Middle School of its long-overdue...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:58 AM
One of the things I have a hard time squaring about my hard-earned tax dollars is the plan to build a new Youth's Benefit Elementary School on the same site as the existing school.
You would think we've all learned by now that septic systems just don't...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 2:14 PM
On June 12, Darlington Elementary School held its fifth-grade farewell with Principal Brenda Taylor officiating the program. Attending the program for the graduation fifth grade students included students from years gone by, State Sen. Barry Glassman,...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:20 AM
More than 12,000 babies, children and teens are already reading this summer as part of the Harford County Public Library Summer Reading Program, Dig Into Reading.
Registration at all 11 library branches began June 10 and followed with a day of kick-...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:50 AM
With construction under way on a new middle school in Hanover's Oxford Square development, Howard County school officials already are planning to give the building a new neighbor: an elementary school.
In a report before the Board of Education at its...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:07 AM
As he approaches the end of his first year in office, Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance has begun to untangle the messy knot of school overcrowding left for him by his predecessors.
Even as Dance and his team are making a point...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
At one end of the room, children pressed their faces up to a glass tank with bright eyes as they watched an underwater robot. Off in another corner, kids strained their necks to look at giant telescopes and shuffled through maps of the constellations....
| May 30, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The Harford County Council has approved a 2014 operating budget of $496.9 million, about $2 million higher than what was proposed by County Executive David Craig.
The council approved the new budget Tuesday night, after tacking on more amendments,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Members of the Harford County Board of Education are considering a Capital Improvement Program for the 2015 fiscal year and have passed an Educational Facilities Master Plan for the upcoming fiscal year that does not include funding for replacing Havre de...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Of the 46 teachers and other staffers who were laid off earlier this month from Harford County Public Schools and put on the recall list, 32 had been recalled as of Monday and another six are expected to be recalled by the end of this week.
| May 29, 2013
| 7:42 AM
What wonderful memories old scrap books do bring! Going back to the large collection that are contained in the Lee Mitchell estate items, we found a real treat!
Back in 1956, at the end of the school year at Aberdeen Elementary School, there was a...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Thirty students and nine teams received trophies as the top competitors in the systemwide Baltimore County Public Schools Chess Championship held at Cockeysville Middle School on April 27.
This year's competition saw a larger number of students than...