February 13, 2017

Opinion: No proof that BCPS’ expensive STAT program helps students

Submitted by Baltimore County Board of Education member Ann Miller:  What is the opportunity cost of the STAT program? STAT is a digital conversion initiative by Baltimore […]
November 22, 2016

Parents come out strong in support of Dallas Dance after tweet controversy

Parents were out in force Tuesday night in support of Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance in the wake of a controversy over a tweet. […]
November 21, 2016

Ethics panel finds Dallas Dance did not make proper financial disclosures

A Baltimore County Public Schools ethics panel has released its findings in a complaint filed against Superintendent Dallas Dance. The complaint [see details here] questioned whether […]
November 11, 2016

UPDATED: Towson High PTSA president offers support to Dallas Dance

Cheri Pegues sent this note to Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance and other BCPS officials on Friday morning in the wake of controversy over Dance’s re-tweet […]
November 10, 2016

Dallas Dance’s re-tweet about non-white students gets backlash

Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance is drawing criticism from conservative critics who say he shouldn’t have re-tweeted another educator’s statement on Twitter that non-white […]
September 26, 2016

Rallying the troops for a new Towson High

The leaders of a movement to get a new building for Towson High School laid out their plans tonight at a community meeting aimed at organizing […]
September 14, 2016

Students from Towson, Dulaney and Carver are National Merit semifinalists

Baltimore County Public Schools said today that students from seven BCPS high schools have been named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The students […]
September 3, 2016

Dallas Dance attempts to clarify new grading policy

If you have kids in Baltimore County Public Schools, you no doubt know that under a new grading policy, behavior and homework will no longer count […]
August 31, 2016

Hogan orders schools to start after Labor Day and end by June 15

Standing on the Ocean City boardwalk, Gov. Larry Hogan signed an executive order today mandating that Maryland public schools wait until after Labor Day to start school. […]
August 30, 2016

BCPS changes its new heat-closure policy

The Baltimore County board of education revised its heat-closure policy tonight, raising the bar for when schools should close. Under the new policy, non-air-conditioned schools will […]