Harford County Teachers Union Leads March for Education; What are the Options for Increased Funding?

Exactly one week before gubernatorial candidate and Harford County Executive David Craig was set to release his recommended county budget for fiscal year 2015, the county teachers’ union marched more than 300 teachers, parents and students through the streets of Bel Air on Tuesday evening, chanting and carrying signs in support of education funding. The […]

Harford County Board of Education District D; Incumbent Board President and 3 Challengers

In the upcoming primary elections for Harford County School Board, four candidates will be on the ballot in District D, which includes Jarrettsville, Norrisville, Whiteford, Street, Dublin, Darlington, Level and Forest Hill. The field of four is comprised of incumbent board president Nancy Reynolds, former HCPS teacher Chris Scholz, engineering technology company project manager Mike […]

Harford County Public Schools Announces New Immunization Requirements

Harford County Public Schools posted the following message on Facebook today announcing new Maryland immunization requirements for students beginning next school year: Parents/guardians of current 6th grade students: Beginning with the 2014-15 school year, new immunizations are required for all children entering 7th grade. One Tdap vaccination and one meningococcal vaccination are now required. Look […]

Harford County Board of Education District F Candidates Weigh In on Issues, Personal Experience, Board Decisions

With school board elections on the horizon, The Dagger invited all Harford County school board candidates to answer the same three questions designed to help voters in each council district evaluate their choices. Candidates were told that once responses were received from all participants they would be published by district, with answers unabridged to let […]

Harford County Board of Education Agenda March 24: Top Student Athletes; Changes to School Calendar Policy; Analysis of Facilities

The Harford County Board of Education plans a March 24th business meeting to include recognition of top student athletes, proposed changes to the school calendar policy, and an update on a planned analysis of school facilities. First on the agenda, the Board will recognize the following student athletes and teams that won state championships or […]