Renee Foose

Sep 20, 2017

Foose declines state job after protests

Renee Foose, the former superintendent of the Howard County Schools system, has declined a position with the Maryland Department of Education one day after the state board approved her hire. A spokeswoman for Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday evening that State Superintendent Karen Salmon told the governor’s staff that Foose declined the position at the […]

Sep 19, 2017

Maryland State Department of Education hires Foose

Renee Foose, the former Howard County Schools superintendent who was ousted in May by that county’s Board of Education, has landed a new position with the Maryland Department of Education. Foose was hired Tuesday by the department as the assistant state superintendent, assessment, accountability, and information technology. Her salary and start date were not immediately […]

May 5, 2017

Howard County, Martirano ink interim deal

The Howard County School Board has reached a deal with its new acting superintendent Michael J. Martirano just days after announcing he would replace Renee Foose. Martirano’s contracted salary is the equivalent of $270,000 a year, but prorated for his initial term — roughly 58 days — that will end June 30. The agreement, obtained by […]

May 3, 2017

Foose to receive more than $1.6M to leave Howard Co. schools

Dr. Renee Foose will receive more than $1.6 million to leave her position as superintendent of the Howard County Public Schools System under an agreement reached Tuesday with the county’s Board of Education. Details of the final compensation agreement between Foose and the board come on the same day that a Howard County school board member […]

May 2, 2017

Superintendent Foose retires from Howard County public schools

The Howard County school board on Tuesday announced the retirement of embattled Superintendent Dr. Renee Foose and named an interim replacement.

Apr 27, 2017

Howard Co. schools chief ordered to recuse herself as board selects counsel in her lawsuit

Howard County Public Schools’ superintendent must recuse herself from contract approval for a law firm being hired to represent the Board of Education in her lawsuit against them. The Maryland State Board of Education found Superintendent Dr. Renee Foose, who would normally approve a contract to engage legal counsel, has a personal, adverse interest in the […]

Dec 14, 2016

Md. teacher disciplined: Told students to write ‘fun’ slave song

ELLICOTT CITY  — A Maryland high school teacher has been disciplined after encouraging students to “have fun” writing a slave song for an assignment as part of a lesson on abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Howard County Superintendent Renee Foose tells The Baltimore Sun that she put the Mount Hebron High School English teacher on leave for […]

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