Tag: schools

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.

Local Initiative Gives $3 Million to ‘High-Quality’ Summer Youth Programs, with $1 Million Coming from Weinberg Foundation

Students in the Young Audiences Summer Arts Learning Academy in August 2016. Photo via Young Audiences of Maryland/Facebook.

An infusion of money from the Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation and 10 other groups and businesses will support 41 “high-quality summer programs” serving youth from Baltimore’s low-income communities following the end of this school year.

Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance to Resign at End of June

Photo via Dallas Dance/Twitter

Dallas Dance is leaving his position as head of Baltimore County Public Schools.