All Howard County public schools will open 2 hours late Monday, March 2. All morning sessions of half-day Pre-K and RECC are canceled.

All morning child care programs, sponsored by the Columbia Association and the Department of Recreation & Parks in Howard County public schools, will be delayed 2 hours.

HCPSS School Start Time Survey

HCPSS is reviewing the options for school start and dismissal times, and is surveying parents and community members.

Navigating our Way Through a Winter Weather Day Superintendent Foose blogs about the systematic process used by staff to determine whether roads, parking lots, pathways, and sidewalks are safe enough to open schools. Read More →

Board of Education Approves FY16 Budget Request The Howard County Board of Education yesterday approved an Operating Budget Request for the 2015-2016 school year (FY16) totaling $776.3 million. Find out more →

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