Joe A. Hairston

Baltimore County is a mosaic of cultures and school system needs to embrace that

Baltimore County is a mosaic of cultures and school system needs to embrace that

Thanks to Liz Bowie for shedding the light on the challenges facing public education (“Baltimore County schools are rapidly adding students. More than half are immigrants or speak another language,” Feb. 7). Such challenges can bring the best of the system. I believe it did. However, the article focused more on the recent migrants front Nigeria, thus in a way ignoring tens or hundreds of thousands of other immigrants that have come to Baltimore County since the ‘70s. Joe A. Hairston, past superintendent of the county’s school system,...

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