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Towson University president takes leave of absence because of health issues

Towson University president takes leave of absence because of health issues 

Towson University President Maravene Loeschke is taking a leave of absence through the end of the year because of "health and personal challenges," she wrote in a letter to the university community Thursday.

Thornton looking at money-saving measures

Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton has cut back on two expenditures criticized during the previous administration.

Residency program tries to solve problem of teacher burnout

The Baltimore-based Urban Teacher Center gives new teachers the opportunity to work in the classroom with mentors.

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Without discussion in public, they approve reimbursing him $18,200 for contribution into retirement plan.

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City paves safer paths to school under new program

The city is paving safer paths to school under a new program that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s administration hopes will...

Morgan State settles lawsuit with man beaten by cannibal 

Morgan State University has settled a lawsuit contending that it did not do enough to protect a student who was beaten by Alexander Kinyua...

Harford school board approves changes for drug-detecting dog policy

If a drug-sniffing dog finds potential contraband in a student's locker, rather than being called to the locker, the student will be...

Mercy High graduate returns as president of Catholic school

Mary Beth Lennon keeps a construction hard hat handy on the small conference table in her office at Mercy High School.

New Goucher College president uses off-beat videos to welcome students

In one video, Jose Bowen claps chalkboard erasers, organizes books on a shelf in the library, sprays lines on the athletic field and...

BCCC hires new president after turmoil 

The college has hired the former head of a Michigan community college campus as its next president, nearly two years after its last leader...

Thomas Viaduct Middle almost ready for students from eight feeder schools

With less than two weeks to go before the first day of school, Thomas Viaduct Middle School was almost ready for the 521 students expected...

Monarch Global Academy Contract School will relieve overcrowding at three local schools

For more than six months, Donna O'Shea was a principal without a school.

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