Jennifer Badie

Writer

Jennifer Badie is a sports content editor. She was previously the education and obituaries editor for six years. She joined The Sun in 1998 as a copy editor, working as a slot editor for metro and as the features copy desk chief. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Recent Articles

  • Howard school board outlines possible redistricting plans

    From Howard schools reporter Joe Burris: The Howard County board of education on Tuesday briefed the County Council on possible redistricting plans for the 2013-2014 school year, which include forming a 12-member attendance area committee to advise the superintendent. The school system outlined the...

  • Bright Minds Foundation Awards Grants

    Howard County public schools faculty were among several educators awarded funding to launch projects through the county’s nonprofit Bright Minds education foundation, school officials have announced. Award recipients included Jamie Proctor of Wilde Lake High School, who won $2,000 for the project...

  • Spelling errors in state education presentation

    From our colleague Michael Dresser on the Maryland Politics blog: When interim Maryland State School Superintendent Bernard J. Sadusky made a presentation before two House of Delegates committee Friday, he spelled out certain principles for flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education...

  • Edgewater elementary parents say building needs improvements

    From schools reporter Joe Burris: A group of parents, teachers, staff and students from Edgewater Elementary School on Thursday night implored Anne Arundel school officials to prioritize improvements to the school’s aging structure, which they say is wrought with health concerns. The school board...

  • Dyer attempts to have board's removal request dismissed

    From schools reporter Joe Burris: Howard County school board member Allen Dyer this week requested that the state office of administrative hearings dismiss an attempt by his fellow board members to oust him from the panel, the second time he has filed such a dismissal since the board requested last...

  • Howard officials accept school site

    The Howard County board of education has officially accepted the 20.2-acre site on the Northeast Route 1 corridor in Hanover to build a school, officials said on Tuesday. The Oxford Square property can serve as a site for either an elementary school or a middle school, officials said. The acquisition...

  • Officials say maintenance of effort needs to be revamped

    A group of state education officials said Tuesday that a state-mandated education spending requirement for counties needs to be revamped to prevent local jurisdictions from underfunding education by $2.6 billion. Officials from the Maryland State Education Association, Maryland Association of Boards...

  • Snow flurries falling Saturday night

    From Sun reporter Steve Kilar: Scattered snow flurries will fall in the Baltimore and Washington metropolitan regions Saturday evening, according to a National Weather Service forecast from 7 p.m. Some residents in Baltimore County reported seeing flurries early in the evening. No accumulation is...

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