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Reality CheckRandi and Evan are the first couple on tonight's So You Think You Can Dance, and the interview segments are pegged to 'things America should know about your partner.' We learn that Randi loves her dog and Evan likes cars......
Tags: Music, Movies, Hip Hop (genre), Justice System, Michael Jackson
Reality CheckOn tonight's So You Think You Can Dance, Mia Michaels is one of the guest judges. As you might recall, she was really hard on dancer Brandon, and host Cat Deeley refers to this when she asks whether her opinion......
Dining@LargeActually, today's fine guest post by Robert of Cross Keys is about what Republicans and Democrats eat, but that was a little long-winded for a headline. I couldn't talk him into a photo of himself and his wife in their......
Reality CheckTonight, the Top 10 on So You Think You Can Dance get new partners, new dances and voted on solely by the viewers. It's a whole new ball game, is what I'm saying.The first couple (no intros!) is Ryan and......
Loyola College's Jesuit tradition calls for it to serve students who did not start with every economic, social or geographic advantage. Widespread research, meanwhile, shows that standardized tests such as the SAT and ACT favor those from privileged...
Special to The Baltimore SunStudents patiently scraped away a shallow layer of dirt in a trio of test pits last week as gentle breezes wafted past, nudging the stubborn humidity of summer southward. Nearby, a 6-foot-long segment of stone wall barely crested the soil's surface in...
Top administrators in the Baltimore City school system were used to staff meetings with fluid agendas that left time for all to speak. But now, Andrés Alonso was presiding. And class was in session. When I send you an e-mail, the schools' new chief...
He'd been controlling his temper all day, plotting how to say what was on his mind. His chance came at 6:45 that evening. Andrés Alonso, Baltimore schools chief executive officer, arrived in Mount Vernon to meet with a few dozen of the city's most active...
TOMI HIERS, who serves in the Ehrlich administration with a half-mile title - executive assistant to the deputy secretary for operations, Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services - believes the Republican governor of Maryland means to do what...
Sun reporterThe majority of Maryland's fourth-graders are either reading whizzes or they are stumbling miserably. It all depends on who is doing the testing. If it's the federal government, only 32 percent of Maryland's fourth-graders are proficient at reading....
Sun StaffAt Bryant Woods Elementary in Columbia, teachers and administrators see the latest statewide test results as a sign that they are moving closer to their goal of narrowing the academic gap between minority and white pupils. The school - where half of...
Tags: Students, Teaching and Learning, Arts, Maryland, Examinations
Sun StaffThree years into national education reforms that strive to close achievement gaps, the rate of academic progress among special-education pupils and English language learners continues to pose a challenge for Carroll County schools officials. In Carroll,...
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