Friday Morning Headlines: Progress in Baltimore Air Quality Improvement Efforts; City’s Foreign Teachers Concerned About Trump Visa Order; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 21, 2017 7:24am

Salisbury University receives $5.5M gift for new entrepreneurship center – BBJ

Baltimore area ozone up, but officials see overall air quality progress – Baltimore Brew

Baltimore County Public Schools to end 3 days early – ABC2

Trump order on visas worries city’s foreign teachers – Baltimore Sun

New teams are economic boost to Washington and Baltimore – AP

Featured, Money & Power, Schools

Baltimore County School Board Eyeing One-Year Interim Replacement for Outgoing Superintendent Dallas Dance

1 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 9:26am

Photo via Baltimore County Public Schools

Baltimore County’s school board is looking to hire an interim replacement for Dr. Dallas Dance, who announced his resignation as superintendent earlier this week.

Read More →


Baltimore County Schools Also Cut Spring Break for 2017-18 School Year

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 2:27pm

Courtesy BCPS/Facebook

Courtesy BCPS/Facebook

A pattern seems to be developing for area school systems trying to fall in line with Gov. Larry Hogan’s mandate on school start and end dates.

Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Kamenetz Accelerates School A/C Repairs, Hogan Criticism After Funding Freeze

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 19, 2016 4:20pm


After the governor and comptroller froze school funding over air conditioning, Baltimore County came up with a new plan to cool the schools. But the rhetoric remained hot. Read More →


With Some Lacking A/C, Baltimore County Schools Close 2 Hours Early

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 08, 2015 2:29pm

Dulaney High School

Dulaney High School

It’s the official start of fall, but some Baltimore County schools are battling a heatwave inside their buildings. Schools were let out early on Tuesday due to heat. Read More →


Do Baltimore Teachers Have Too Much Work?

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 9:34am


It seems as though everyone’s mad about the new Common Core curriculum in public schools. First, an agitated parent made the national news after he got forcibly ejected from a school board meeting because he spoke out against the standards; now 8,700 Baltimore County teachers have filed a grievance against the school board, saying that the Common Core means they have way too much work.
Read More →


Baltimore County Schools Get Handheld Metal Detecors

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 8:20am

After a streak of incidents — a shooting at Perry Hall High School, a gun at Stemmers Run Middle School, and a BB gun at Owings Mills High School — school resource officers at Baltimore County schools will carry metal detecting wands, beginning today. Read More →

Recent Comments

Roz Warren
The Long Way to Okay

"Maybe I'll come up with some kind of pithy insightful comment once I stop weeping. Great...

Movie Review: Squaring the Circle

"Unnecessary to scare me away from a film I already did not want to see.

Sue Chapelle
GreenLaurel: Big Towson Solar Install is Win For Seniors, Job Seekers and Climate

"Wonderful project - for the environment, for the residents, and for the students who are...

Pink Gun Draws Attention in Robbery Near Patterson Park

"Only the most confident of men can use a pink gun.

Lindsay Fleming
Child Whispering

"oh, Ann...! how sweet. thank you