Education, Politics

Five Baltimore County Council members sign letter urging school board to consider replacing superintendent

TOWSON, MD—Five members of the Baltimore County Council have signed a letter urging the school board to replace Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams. In the letter, the councilmembers cite constant issues found in Baltimore County Public Schools such as transportation issues, school buses running late, and low student and teacher morale. The letter tp Baltimore County Board of Education Chair Julie …


Education, Politics

Retired BCPS educator appointed to Board of Education of Baltimore County

TOWSON, MD—Felicia Stolusky, a retired Baltimore County Public Schools educator, has been appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to serve on the Board of Education of Baltimore County. Stolusky was nominated by the Baltimore County School Board Nominating Commission and appointed by the governor to fill the remaining term created by the resignation of Board member Cheryl Pasteur. Stolusky will officially …


Board of Education member Julie Henn provides update on BCPS school bus delays in northeastern Baltimore County

PERRY HALL, MD—Board of Education member Julie Henn on Wednesday provided an update on school bus delays that continue to affect the families of BCPS students in northeastern Baltimore County. “I am sharing this information provided to a parent by the BCPS Office of Transportation – not as an excuse, but to provide information to help those understand why buses …

BCPS to hold virtual public forums on improving overcrowded northeast Baltimore County high schools

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has scheduled two community forums during the next two months to review options and solicit feedback on how best to improve buildings, enhance school use, and provide capacity relief for high schools in the county’s northeast area. The forums are part of a long-term study on planning for improvement in the county’s high schools. Schools …

Vice chair Cheryl Pasteur announces resignation from Baltimore County Board of Education

TOWSON, MD—Cheryl Pasteur, vice chair of the Board of Education of Baltimore County, has announced her resignation from the Board, effective immediately. Pasteur, who represents District 2 and was elected to the Board in 2018, recently announced her candidacy for the House of Delegates seat in District 11A. State law prohibits an individual from serving on the Board of Education …

Fight erupts at Perry Hall High School for second straight day, two arrested

PERRY HALL, MD—Police responded to a fight at Perry Hall High School on Thursday.  This marks the second straight day of brawls and fights requiring police intervention at the school. Sources indicate that two adult students have been arrested. Additional personnel are being assigned to the school on Wednesday, according to officials. This incident is reportedly unrelated to Wednesday’s fights, …

Inspector General Report: Baltimore County School Board broke state law, skirted spending rules

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Education (OIGE) has released a report indicating that the Baltimore County Board of Education violated state law when it hired outside legal counsel.  The board also structured spending transactions so as to skirt its own spending rules. The Inspector General initiated an investigation based on a complaint alleging members of the …

New northeast area middle school construction contracts recommended for board approval

ROSEDALE, MD—This week, the Baltimore County Board of Education’s Building & Contracts Committee voted to recommend approval of 14 construction contracts for the new northeast area middle school. Contract approval by the full board, expected this week, will authorize spending of $96 million to construct the school system’s first new middle school in 15 years, according to school board member …