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  • Kittleman's capital budget seeks to rein in county's bond debt

    Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman on Wednesday released his first capital budget, a $342.9 million proposal for the coming fiscal year that focuses on education and public safety but significantly reduces the county's borrowing. Kittleman's...
  • Feedback essential for school budget

    Howard County School Superintendent Renee Foose proposed a $780.8 million operating budget last week for next year, a modest 4.2 percent increase over current spending. During better financial times, it might not even trigger a second thought,...
  • UMBC's Hrabowski challenges Howard parents to lay educational foundation at home

    UMBC's Hrabowski challenges Howard parents to lay educational foundation at home
    Over and again, Freeman A. Hrabowski called Howard County's African-American community fortunate to be living in "the richest county in the richest state in the richest country in the world." Speaking at a "parent empowerment and engagement forum" in...
  • Howard school board, teachers' union reach tentative agreements

    The Howard County school system and its teachers' union have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract, avoiding potential arbitration and resolving disputes that lingered throughout the past school year. The one-year deal announced Friday,...
  • Union declares impasse in contract talks with Howard school system

    Union declares impasse in contract talks with Howard school system
    Friday was the last day of school for Howard County students and staff, but protracted contract talks between the school system and the teachers union are headed for summer session. The one-year agreement between the system and the Howard County...
  • Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model

    Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model
    Monday marked the return of public schools staff in Howard County before next week's opening of school for students, and teachers were greeted with pulsating Motown music and call-and-response chanting. The Elementary School Model Kick-off, a pep rally-...
  • Stop beating up on county school superintendent Dallas Dance [Letter]

    Stop beating up on county school superintendent Dallas Dance [Letter]
    I've been an avid reader of The Sun, but if the paper wants to be a credible publication it has to be fair in its criticism of Baltimore County School Supt. Dallas Dance ("Balto. Co. schools' song and dance," Aug. 19). I have two grandkids in the county...
  • Confederate flag an emblem of Southern gentility, refinement [Letter]

    Confederate flag an emblem of Southern gentility, refinement [Letter]
    Michael Foucault, the French philosopher who wrote on asylums, hysterical administrators and irrational bureaucrats, allegedly asked his host when he visited America to show him a high school. After closely observing the structure of an American school,...
  • School board worked as one body to revise social media policy [Letter]

    Ushering in an exciting new era, the Howard Count Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the revisions to a technology policy that now encourages the use of social media within our school system. The June 27, 2013, approval came from the six...
  • State test scores decline significantly

    State test scores decline significantly
    Maryland's student test scores declined significantly for the first time in a decade, a drop officials attributed to the beginning of a tumultuous time in public education that will bring widespread changes to what is taught from kindergarten through high...
  • Perkins named interim superintendent in Anne Arundel

    Perkins named interim superintendent in Anne Arundel
    Mamie Perkins said Tuesday her top priority as interim superintendent for Anne Arundel County public schools is simply to get in step with a 78,000-student system that will start a new school year in a little more than a month. "It's not as though I'm...