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  • Ulman appoints commission to study all-elected school board system

    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced a new commission Wednesday to re-evaluate the county's all-elected school board structure after hearing complaints about its lack of diversity. The six-member commission chaired by former state schools...
  • Maryland's only public boarding school tries for new start in its fourth year

    Maryland's only public boarding school tries for new start in its fourth year
    When Khalek Kirkland and one of his college buddies imagined their dream jobs, they wanted to be in charge of schools where they had students for enough hours in the day to change the course of their lives. Kirkland got that job this summer as head of...
  • Howard commission studying school board structure discusses voter engagement, campaign issues

    Members of a commission charged with recommending ways to create a more diverse school board met for the first time Wednesday, discussing voter engagement, ways to attract candidates and measures that have worked in other counties. County Executive Ken...
  • Margaret Ann Wotthlie Curtis, 71

    Margaret Ann Wotthlie Curtis, 71
    Margaret Ann Wotthlie Curtis, career-long Baltimore County educator of special needs children, died Aug. 11 of cancer at Dove House in Westminster. She was 71. Born in Baltimore on Oct. 20, 1939, Mrs. Curtis grew up on Rogers Avenue, and graduated from...
  • School year begins in Anne Arundel

    School year begins in Anne Arundel
    As schools opened Tuesday in Anne Arundel County with a record 76,600 students, Bates Middle School sixth-grader Londell Owens said he's looking forward to learning much in his classes "and having fun doing it." Among those who were in attendance at...
  • Dallas Dance says he supports board's decision to build school in Mays Chapel

    Dallas Dance says he supports board's decision to build school in Mays Chapel
    In a meeting with the editorial board of The Baltimore Sun, the next Baltimore County schools chief, S. Dallas Dance, said he supports the controversial decision to build a new school in Mays Chapel. The school, he said, is needed to relieve overcrowding....
  • Md. students make gains on national test

    Maryland's public school students made greater gains on a national standardized test than their peers in nearly every other state, although the achievement gap between white and minority students persists. Bucking the trend on the National Assessment...
  • Top of the class

    Top of the class
    A report this week that Maryland students made greater gains on national reading and math tests than their peers in nearly every other state is the clearest sign yet that the decade-long effort to increase school funding and make teachers and principals...
  • Attention Baltimore: There's still one more election

    Attention Baltimore: There's still one more election
    Anyone peeking in the window at Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's campaign headquarters on Howard Street Friday morning could be forgiven for thinking the mayor's race had ended. The view included stacks of taped-up moving boxes, cleared desks and a freshly...
  • Howard panel supports revamping school board

    A commission created to study the Howard County school board's diversity voted Monday to recommend scrapping the current format of seven at-large elected members in favor of five members elected by County Council district plus two appointed members....
  • Baltimore County leaders concerned by $5 million expenditure

    Baltimore County leaders expressed concern Friday that the school system may have wasted as much as $5 million on textbooks and a curriculum that are not being widely used, calling on school officials to more closely monitor spending. "When you find...