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Courses in Self-Esteem, Math, Relationships Open to Baltimore County Parents

Courses in Self-Esteem, Math, Relationships Open to Baltimore County Parents

Three workshops in July offer guidance for adults through Baltimore County Public Schools.
Baltimore County Board of Education Elects New President, Vice President

Baltimore County Board of Education Elects New President, Vice President

The two new officers reportedly have different takes on the Baltimore County Board of Education.
Valedictorian Shares His Autism Journey, Plans to Attend Towson

Valedictorian Shares His Autism Journey, Plans to Attend Towson

Montel Medley graduated from high school with a 4.0 GPA and plans to attend Towson University in the fall.
Towson Cheerleaders Hazing with Alcohol and Adult Diapers

Towson Cheerleaders Hazing with Alcohol and Adult Diapers

Towson University’s award-winning cheerleading squad was suspended for a hazing ritual that involved drinking, putting on adult diapers and performing a dance.
Catonsville High Students Earn Honors in New York Times Contest

Catonsville High Students Earn Honors in New York Times Contest

A Catonsville junior ranked in the Top 10 nationally in an essay contest by The New York Times, while another junior received honorable mention.
Baltimore County Cleans Up at Magnet Schools of America Awards Ceremony

Baltimore County Cleans Up at Magnet Schools of America Awards Ceremony

Several schools and individuals were recognized at the national level.
Commencement Week Underway at Towson High Schools

Commencement Week Underway at Towson High Schools

Carver's graduation was slated for Tuesday, Loch Raven Wednesday, Ridge Ruxton Thursday and Towson High has a ceremony next week.
Charges Pending in Randallstown Graduation Fight

Charges Pending in Randallstown Graduation Fight

The skirmish reportedly occurred after the high school graduation ceremony held at Towson University.
Baltimore County Public Schools Named Among Nation's Best for Music Education

Baltimore County Public Schools Named Among Nation's Best for Music Education

The school system has more music teachers than any other Maryland jurisdiction.
Johns Hopkins Faces Federal Complaint Over Alleged Frat House Gang Rape

Johns Hopkins Faces Federal Complaint Over Alleged Frat House Gang Rape

Hopkins students said the university was in violation of federal policy for silence about sexual assault incident, which involved a Towson student.
Towson High School Earns 'Gold Medal' from U.S. News

Towson High School Earns 'Gold Medal' from U.S. News

Baltimore County Public Schools highlighted the fact that five of its high schools were named among the state's best.
Last Day of School for Baltimore County Is...

Last Day of School for Baltimore County Is...

State education officials excused Baltimore County Public Schools for snow days.
Towson University Earns National Recognition for Green Practices

Towson University Earns National Recognition for Green Practices

BGE and U.S. Department of Energy recognize Towson University as leader in sustainability.
Goucher College Mourns Loss of Student

Goucher College Mourns Loss of Student

Counseling was available on campus for those coping with the loss of Matt Gabriel.
Towson University President Reports She Has Cancer

Towson University President Reports She Has Cancer

The president said she already had surgery to treat the condition.
Foreign Languages, Technology, Equality Among Baltimore County Public Schools Priorities

Foreign Languages, Technology, Equality Among Baltimore County Public Schools Priorities

Superintendent Dallas Dance outlined his vision for the 2014–2015 school year during the 'State of the Schools' address.
Lockdown Lifted at KIPP Academy on Greenspring

Lockdown Lifted at KIPP Academy on Greenspring

A tripod may have caused the confusion.
OOPS! Goucher Accidentally Admits, Then Rejects Students

OOPS! Goucher Accidentally Admits, Then Rejects Students

The college reportedly began receiving phone calls from confused applicants.
Baltimore County School Closing/Delay Information

Baltimore County School Closing/Delay Information

Here's where to find information on school schedules for Monday, March 17, 2014.
U.S. News Ranks Johns Hopkins #1 for Education Grad Program

U.S. News Ranks Johns Hopkins #1 for Education Grad Program

The Johns Hopkins School of Education was noted for its data-driven education initiative.