Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69

Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69

Walter G. Amprey, the Baltimore schools superintendent from 1991 to 1997 who was remembered as an innovative educator, died of a pulmonary embolism Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Finksburg resident was 69.

Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools

Responding to student requests, colleges are allowing students to share dorm rooms with opposite sex.


High Court upholds affirmative action ban in Michigan

The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday dealt a blow to affirmative action, upholding a voter-approved ban on racial preferences at Michigan's state-...

Passing the baton to next Anne Arundel school board student member

Else Drooff says you can learn a lot about how government works as a student member of the Anne Arundel County school board. On Wednesday,...

WMAR debuting revamped 6 p.m. news today

"ABC2 In Focus," a revamped local newscast promising more in-depth coverage and investigative journalism, will premiere at 6 tonight on...

Hopkins to give honorary degrees to DOMA plaintiff, attorney

Johns Hopkins University will bestow an honorary degree next month on Edith "Edie" Windsor, the woman who successfully challenged the...

Residents question need for mulch business near Hickory Elementary

Hickory-area residents said they are worried about plans to put a mulch business near Redner's market, citing concerns about affecting the...

BGE rewards Towson U. for energy efficiencies

Baltimore Gas & Electric CEO Calvin Butler Jr. and U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Kathleen Hogan...

Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses

Horseshoe Baltimore Casino will host a hiring event at M&T Bank Stadium on Monday and Tuesday for local residents interested in becoming...

Harford teacher of year stresses kindness, hard work among his students

Lawrence Jehnert considers being named Harford County Public Schools Teacher of the Year to be a symbol of his experience in the school...

Hereford parents petition school board about schedule change

Hereford High says it wants to retain current schedule.

State of Schools address sponsored by school system contractors

Event at Martin's West put on by county schools' nonprofit foundation with sponsor dollars.

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