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  • City schools pay $14 million overtime in four years

    City schools pay $14 million overtime in four years
    The cash-strapped Baltimore school system has paid more than $14 million in overtime over the past four years, mostly to its understaffed police force and hundreds of temporary employees who have filled gaps created by CEO Andrés Alonso's plan to shrink...
  • Baltimore County school superintendent job draws about 40 candidates

    An Air Force squadron commander who grew up in Middle River and graduated from Baltimore County public schools is among those who have applied to be the school system's next superintendent. Timothy T. Tenne, 42, has no experience in education but said he...
  • 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....
  • Howard's school choice

    Howard's school choice
    One of the great ironies of education reform in Maryland is that for all the standardization and testing directed at the classroom, the one place where there's no clear-cut formula for success is how school boards should be selected. Some boards are...
  • School board voted against giving Hairston a new contract

    School board voted against giving Hairston a new contract
    A month before longtime Baltimore County school Superintendent Joe A. Hairston said he will step down when his contract ends in June, the school board voted in private not to extend his employment. Hairston officially notified school board President...
  • Baltimore County school superintendent will likely be attractive job

    Baltimore County will be just one of a number of large school districts in the nation and several in Maryland looking for new leaders this year, but those familiar with the process said that despite the competition, the county will be attractive to many...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Don't be tardy for the party season

    Don't be tardy for the party season
    Baltimore's party season is off and running after getting its kickoff last night with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra gala, which many folks consider the unofficial start to the fall party season. The next three months may be the most intense time of...
  • Towson will receive $2 million to launch program designed to produce math, science teachers

    Towson will receive $2 million to launch program designed to produce math, science teachers
    Towson University will receive $2 million in state and private grant funds to start a new program designed to increase production of math and science teachers. The initiative will be based on the 15-year-old UTeach program, which more than doubled the...