EDUCATION

Residency program tries to solve problem of teacher burnout

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.

County school board bumps up Dance's benefits

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

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 just days before...

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Designs for new Havre de Grace High approved by Harford school board

Replacement of the aging Havre de Grace Middle and High School, which one school board member called a "dream come true," reached a...

Attorney: U. of Md. lacrosse player cleared in sex assault

A University of Maryland lacrosse player was cleared in a Virginia sexual assault case Thursday after being accused of molesting a woman...

Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day

OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched...

Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO 

New CEO Thornton says tackling readiness will be a priority.

City still has hundreds of teacher vacancies 

Baltimore school officials are working to fill hundreds of teacher vacancies in the weeks before the school year starts.

Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade 

Students entering kindergarten and seventh grade in Maryland will have to add new shots to their lists of things to do before heading back...

Federal investigation opened into JHU response to alleged rape 

The U.S. Department of Education has opened a formal investigation into the Johns Hopkins University's response to an alleged rape at a...

Maryland gets federal grant to support AP and IB

Low-income students in Maryland who decide to take the Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate tests will get some...

Back-to-school shopping heats up 

Parents look for bargains on supplies, clothing.

Towson High due to get turf field, but not until 2016

When Janet Bolster emerged from a meeting April 10 of Towson community leaders and County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, she was under the...

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