| May 16, 2012
| 9:45 AM
I have attended Towson High School for four years, and the change in class size this year was a dramatic shift. Your recent article made clear how cutting 200 high school teachers in the Baltimore County School System has negatively affected students...
| May 23, 2012
| 6:18 PM
State officials approved more than $161 million in school construction funding Wednesday that will allow school systems in the Baltimore area to undertake renovation projects, tackling problems that include sweltering and overcrowded classrooms and...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance last week set his expectations for "Team BCPS" — calling on educators to working together with parents, students and the community to make the county school system the best in the...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:00 AM
New Baltimore County Superintendent Dallas Dance will be the guest at the next Sun Newsmaker Forum this Thursday, when he will answer questions from the public about his plans for the school system and the decisions he has already made.
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Graduating Randallstown High School senior Brian McNair was wary of the Facebook IPO hype. Though he saw his fellow students buying into it, he had a gut feeling the risk was too high.
McNair, 17, steered clear of the social media giant's stock and...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 11:44 AM
A year of advocacy was punctuated with celebration Wednesday morning, June 6, as construction of a 200-seat addition to Stoneleigh Elementary School began with a ceremonial groundbreaking.
"Less than a year ago, we were saying, 'What are we going to do?'...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Baltimore County Superintendent Joe A. Hairston looked out this week at 700 elementary students spread out on their school's lawn to celebrate the groundbreaking for a long-awaited new wing.
The ceremony was like dozens before it, but for Hairston the...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Baltimore County principals are protesting a new financial disclosure form that is the most detailed of any required in the region, setting up a debate over how much personal information some school officials should have to divulge to the public....
| Jun 30, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Although dozens are vying for Dallas Dance's attention in his first days as Baltimore County school superintendent, he plans to seek out disengaged students and parents of private school students, two groups that he hopes respectively to keep and to...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Renee Foose's call to education came around the 10th grade, when she says she "fell in love" with biology class. From there, she began a circuitous route to her career, and sometimes she was literally behind the wheel.
Among the jobs Foose took to pay...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Six elementary schools have been added to the prestigious Maryland list of Blue Ribbon designees after they were recognized as the highest performers and for raising achievement of students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Interim state Superintendent...