| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Former Baltimore city schools CEO Andres Alonso has topped a short list of strong contenders for the schools chancellor seat in New York City.
Gotham Schools, a news website that covers New York education, published a list of five names their research...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:43 PM
A graduate of Johns Hopkins University's international studies school, eight months pregnant, was among dozens killed in the weekend massacre at a Kenyan shopping mall.
Elif Yavuz, 33, who earned her graduate degree from the Paul H. Nitze School of...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Benita H. Low, a retired private school educator and museum docent, died Tuesday of respiratory failure at Roland Park Place. She was 97.
The daughter of Clifford Milburn Holland, an engineer for whom New York's Holland Tunnel is named, and Anna Coolidge...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:08 PM
A group of faculty and students at St. Mary's College of Maryland, which charges the highest in-state tuition of Maryland's public institutions, is advocating a new wage structure it says would keep student costs down by establishing a "living wage" for...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Howard E. Chaney, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene official whose career spanned more than three decades, died Sunday of cancer at his Lutherville home. He was 95.
Howard Edward Chaney was born and raised in Baltimore and...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Sonja Santelises stood before a room of Baltimore educators whose faces were filled with angst as she spoke about a rigorous new curriculum that would soon change everything they thought they knew about teaching.
Three years later, when she pulled up...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The University of Maryland University College expects to be among the first wave of schools this academic year awarding transfer credit to those who have taken — and can prove they learned from — certain "massive open online courses," known as...
| Aug 23, 2013
Sunday, Aug. 25
Annapolis Run About 5,000 runners will take on the Annapolis 10 Mile Run, hosted by the Annapolis Striders, starting at 7 a.m. Motorists should be on the lookout for road closures, including a closure of the Naval Academy Bridge from 7:15...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Excuses, accusations and explanations abound for why there are minority students who can graduate from high school but do not succeed in college ("Unequal outcomes," Aug. 19).
Some of the many reasons I have read include inferior public school teachers,...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Dr. Richard Harold Morrow Jr., a physician and Johns Hopkins public health official and who had worked in Ghana and Uganda, died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 17 at his home in the Bare Hills section of Baltimore County. He was 81.
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600.
It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now.
"I was willing to pay that for the great...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:44 AM
At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University.
That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...