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  • Shadow banking not so dark [Commentary]

    Shadow banking not so dark [Commentary]
    The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland gave us an excellent window into the concerns that world leaders have about the global economy — particularly China's shadow banking system. But while the concerns may be legitimate, the expressed...
  • State of Schools address sponsored by school system contractors

    State of Schools address sponsored by school system contractors
    The Baltimore County Education Foundation put on the superintendent's annual "State of the Schools" address this month, a luncheon for hundreds at Martin's West in Windsor Mill during which Superintendent Dallas Dance highlighted successes and his plans...
  • Baltimore County approves elementary textbooks

    Baltimore County approves elementary textbooks
    Despite opposition from one of its board members, the Baltimore County school board approved a 10-year, $15.7 million contract Tuesday night for language arts textbooks. The new textbook series published by McGraw-Hill Education is for grades one...
  • Five questions for Jonathan Bernstein

    Five questions for Jonathan Bernstein
    Corporate criminal fraud. Tainted meat on the menu. Prying reporters pounding on the door. Meet Jonathan Bernstein, crisis tamer. Bernstein, a University of Maryland University College graduate, steps in to smother public meltdowns like a lid on a...
  • Touting institutional knowledge, Giles runs for third term on school board

    Touting institutional knowledge, Giles runs for third term on school board
    Latest in a series of school board candidate profiles. In her run for a third term on the Howard County Board of Education, Ellen Giles brings more than 25 years of experience in Howard County schools to her campaign. Giles, 62, of North Laurel, has...
  • America's China hypocrisy

    America's China hypocrisy
    I can predict a few things with virtual certainty. For instance, in the upcoming presidential debates, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will try to outdo each other in condemning China's economic practices. Their positions will be virtually...
  • Risky business in the classroom

    Risky business in the classroom
    In 2008, I transitioned from professional practice to academia. Since then, I have been privileged to teach at several fine universities in theWashington, D.C.area. For me, the difficult economic times have had a silver lining in that they have given me...
  • Lin-sanity shows that Americans love a winner

    Lin-sanity shows that Americans love a winner
    I give all this Jeremy Lin hoopla another month or so. No, I don't think Jeremy will be finished by then. I think he's got another 20 years of great play in him. What I mean is that this incessant bad punning using his last name will finally be exhausted....
  • Textbook shelved after sex toy, bondage topics spark protest

    Textbook shelved after sex toy, bondage topics spark protest
    Fremont Unified School District's superintendent has temporarily shelved a controversial ninth-grade health textbook after roughly 2,200 parents and residents took issue with its sexual bondage topics and other material, and demanded it be kept out of the...
  • Top 25: What corporate America is reading (July 2014)

    800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its corporate customers nationwide. Here are the best sellers for July 2014, plus descriptions of the Top 10....
  • Orlando time-share VP on buying spree

    Orlando time-share VP on buying spree
    The buying spree has continued for Jim Gissy, longtime right-hand man for time-share magnate David Siegel. The vice president of sales and marketing at Westgate Resorts recently purchased the Golden Eagle Village shopping center at 2430 U.S. Highway...
  • Chicago's Trump Tower signage is offensive

    Chicago's Trump Tower signage is offensive
    Architecture in Chicago is no small thing. It stands more prominently in the public conscience than arguably any other American city. And now, regrettably, so does one sign. The recent installation of nearly 20-foot-6-inch-high letters spelling "TRUMP"...