Tag: schools

Bee Prepared: Schools in Maryland Recruited for National Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee Participants. Image via The National Spelling Bee

The Sports Commission for the State of Maryland wants your school to join in on the next statewide spelling bee competition.

Roland Park Educator Among Maryland Teacher of the Year Finalists

Justin Holbrook. Photo via Baltimore City Public Schools.

Justin Holbrook is now representing Baltimore City Public Schools as a finalist for 2017-18 Maryland Teacher of the Year.

Former West Virginia Schools Superintendent Replaces Foose in Howard County Schools

Michael Martirano, new acting superintendent of Howard County schools.

In the same breath yesterday, Howard County’s school board announced the departure of its superintendent of five years and picked a new one who most recently led West Virginia’s public education system.

Baltimore Tech Entrepreneur Alec Ross Announces Democratic Bid for Governor

Still via announcement from Alec Ross/YouTube

“I am running for Governor of Maryland because I believe that talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not – and that must change, with new and innovative ideas.”

U.S. News Says Maryland Has the Nation’s Best Public High Schools for 2017

George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Science in Towson, photo via the Carver Center Foundation

Rankings-maker U.S. News and World Report has determined that Maryland high schools are the best in the nation, based on a “medal count.”

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

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.