| Sep 27, 2013
Sunday, Sept. 29
Classical music The Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series opens its 17th season with pianist Sylvie Beaudoin, accompanied by BSO clarinetist William Jensek and BSO violist Peter Minkler at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:43 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 2:29 PM
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....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:53 PM
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.
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:54 AM
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...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Four Baltimore-area schools are among the six that have earned state Blue Ribbon honors, Maryland Department of Education officials said on Thursday.
Baltimore County's Chadwick Elementary in the Woodlawn area and Charlesmont Elementary in Dundalk were...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Shortly before retiring this summer, Howard County school superintendent Sydney Cousin told employees in the central office that he was giving them a pay raise but did not take the matter before the school board for approval.
Some board members say...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 2:53 PM
New Howard school superintendent Renee Foose has named a deputy superintendent of operations, as part of an effort to divvy up duties held by deputy superintendent Mamie Perkins, who retired last week.
Howard County schools chief operating officer Ray...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Elizabeth Grace Chesney, Baltimore County Public Schools executive director of research, accountability and assessment, was name Howard County schools chief accountability officer during Thursday night's school board meeting.
The school board unanimously...