| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Baltimore County schools should work to more quickly eliminate achievement gaps and ensure that discipline policies are applied consistently to all groups of students, according to recommendations made by the transition team appointed by Superintendent...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Baltimore's party season is off and running after getting its kickoff last night with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra gala, which many folks consider the unofficial start to the fall party season. The next three months may be the most intense time of...
| 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...
| May 26, 2012
| 7:51 PM
WESTMINSTER — The Carroll County Human Relations Commission will hold a 20th anniversary celebration reception honoring Chairwoman Virginia Harrison, of Sykesville, on Tuesday, May 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Non-Profit Center in...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Towson University will receive $2 million in state and private grant funds to start a new program designed to increase production of math and science teachers.
The initiative will be based on the 15-year-old UTeach program, which more than doubled the...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:42 PM
An outsider with experience in leading a neighboring state through sometimes-unpopular reforms will become the next Maryland superintendent of schools, the state school board announced Friday.
Delaware Secretary of Education Lillian M. Lowery, a 57-year-...
| 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....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:13 PM
When Interim State Superintendent Bernard Sadusky decided to waive the state law to allow Baltimore County to hire S. Dallas Dance to be the next school superintendent, he gave it on the condition that Dance be a guest teacher in a middle and high...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 6:21 PM
When S. Dallas Dance was searching for his first teaching job out of college, he was hired by a Virginia high school principal nearly twice his age.
Just a decade later, after a meteoric career rise that impresses some and worries others, Dance has ended...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Searching for a new school superintendent in Maryland sometimes takes the skills of a CIA agent, including clandestine meetings and flights to faraway places.
Three Maryland school boards are nearing the end of searches for new superintendents, and...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Several months after Nancy S. Grasmick left her job as state superintendent of schools, Michelle Rhee, the former schools chief in Washington, spoke in Baltimore and let a secret slip.
She told the crowd at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall that Grasmick...