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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Howard superintendent surprises students with parachute jump

    Howard County Superintendent Renee Foose wants students to dream big. On Thursday, she traveled 13,500 feet high in the sky to inspire Atholton High School students to be all that they can be before parachuting onto the school's football field with...
  • It's about fairness, not greed [Commentary]

    It's about fairness, not greed [Commentary]
    There are lots of words I could use to describe my colleagues, but greedy isn't one of them. In a recent Baltimore Sun article ("Foose says Howard County union events could put teachers in bad light," April 10), School Superintendent Renee Foose was...
  • Foose says Howard County union events could put teachers in bad light

    Foose says Howard County union events could put teachers in bad light
    As contract negotiations between county schools and the teachers union continue to focus on salary adjustments, union officials have encouraged teachers to take part in two school-day activities they believe will drum up community support for the union....
  • Judge schools superintendent on her character, integrity [Letter]

    As a former elected Howard County Board of Education member and a retired Howard County educator, I'd like to give my support to Howard County Superintendent, Dr. Renee Foose. I was not happy with the results of the survey of her performance that came out...
  • After initial request denied, Grace McComas can be honored at Glenelg graduation

    After initial request denied, Grace McComas can be honored at Glenelg graduation
    Grace McComas would have graduated from Glenelg High School May 29. At the upcoming commencement, friends and classmates want to honor Grace, who was a sophomore in 2012 when she committed suicide after months of cyber-bullying. After initial opposition...
  • At Howard County Chinese School, a celebration of culture and roots

    At Howard County Chinese School, a celebration of culture and roots
    As the nation observes Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in May, students and staff at a scholastic program in Columbia can boast that they highlight Chinese heritage year round. Each Sunday, they gather at Howard Community College in Columbia for...
  • 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...