Lincoln University

Baltimore City College students 'crushed it'

Maybe Donald Trump is right. Maybe it is all fake news. The running narrative these days seems to be that public schools can't get their collective acts together. Dilapidated buildings, mishandled budgets, violent students and teachers who babysit all day is becoming the perception of public schools across the country. Ask any teacher from across this city and they would talk your ear off about why everything you've heard thus far is wrong. I know it is because I see it every day at Baltimore City College.

Just recently, I was at lacrosse practice when I heard my players murmuring as they started warmups. The murmurs turned to squeals of joy as the girls sprinted over to hug a...