Beatrice Payne, who taught generations of students at Sparks Middle School in Baltimore County, passed away at age 106 this week.
Newsweek’s annual ranking of the top high schools in the country includes six from Baltimore County. Three are in Towson.
Kenwood, a high school in Essex, was evacuated this morning after receiving bomb threats and a suspicious package.
Plenty of parents have strong feelings about the Common Core curriculum. Not many would go so far as to get arrested because of it — but that’s exactly what happened to Robert Small. The father of a Baltimore County student got so worked up at a public forum night in Towson that he was yanked out of the meeting, arrested, and charged with second-degree assault of a police officer — and offense with a maximum punishment of ten years in prison.