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Renee Foose

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  • 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...
  • Dyer is back, but is that a good thing? [Editorial]

    Dyer is back, but is that a good thing? [Editorial]
    Allen Dyer said the right things on Monday, hours after he filed to run for a seat on the Howard County school board. Dyer spoke of the importance of the public educational system, the value of opposing views on the board and his desire to work with...
  • Howard teachers say cost-of-living increase doesn't keep up

    Howard teachers say cost-of-living increase doesn't keep up
    Howard County public school officials and the county's teachers union made little progress Monday after resuming contentious negotiations on pay increases for teachers in the coming budget. Teachers and the Howard County Education Association have...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Superintendent, teachers union debate use of health care surplus

    When first-year Superintendent Renee Foose presented her first operating budget for Howard County public schools, she lauded the proposal as being just a $7 million increase over last year's budget and said it meets the primary objective of protecting the...
  • Howard bans distribution of sugary drinks on county property

    Howard bans distribution of sugary drinks on county property
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman moved Tuesday to ban the sale of high-sugar drinks such as soda in parks, libraries and other county properties and at county-sponsored events — hoping yet again to make the county a progressive model. "I believe...
  • A small step against obesity in Howard Co.

    A small step against obesity in Howard Co.
    Howard County's new ban on the sale of sugary drinks on government property won't solve the obesity epidemic. It won't prevent Howard Countians from slurping down empty calories by the Big Gulpful. It won't stop them from eating things that are even...
  • Lettter: Teachers union was wrong to oppose federal 'Race' grant

    As a parent who has been fortunate to have had two children progress through Howard County's excellent public schools I was disappointed to learn that Superintendent Foose's Race to the Top grant application did not make the list of finalists. Then I...