James Brochin

Verletta White backers rally behind Baltimore County school superintendent

Verletta White backers rally behind Baltimore County school superintendent

On YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, supporters of Baltimore County’s interim school Superintendent Verletta White have been rallying behind the popular home-grown leader as she faces her most pressing public test.

Some even took to one of the oldest platforms for social expression: a public podium. White’s backers attended the Baltimore County school board’s meeting Tuesday night to encourage the panel to give her the superintendent post permanently.

“Ms. White is a steady, calm and strong advocate. I am honored to lead a school under her leadership,” said Hope Baier, principal of Fort Garrison Elementary School. She was among 11 principals, two elected officials, a community...

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