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  • Harford council gives school leaders little chance for more money

    Harford council gives school leaders little chance for more money
    The public schools in Harford County face starting next school year around $30 million short of what school leaders believe they need but, based on comments from Harford County Council members, it appears unlikely they will get that money.
  • Arundel students get a taste of government

    Sitting front and center in the Arundel Center's County Council chambers, Camilla Shanley carefully refereed a debate over whether to bar cellphone towers at public schools. Playing the role of the council's chairwoman, the North County High School...

    Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69

    Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69
    Walter G. Amprey, the Baltimore schools superintendent from 1991 to 1997 who was remembered as an innovative educator, died of a pulmonary embolism Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Finksburg resident was 69. "He always put the...

    Attorney from Ellicott City seeks school board seat

    Attorney from Ellicott City seeks school board seat
    Sporting a Maryland flag bow tie and carrying a Diane Ravitch paperback under his arm, Mike Smith says education today isn't nearly as rigorous as it should be. "Rigor has been distilled in the school system, it's not as demanding as it could be,"...

    Getting past Michigan [Editorial]

    Getting past Michigan  [Editorial]
    The Supreme Court's decision this week in the case Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action was disappointing but not surprising and might have been far worse. What the court did was uphold a 2006 ballot initiative that banned race-based...