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  • College is not for everyone [Commentary]

    College is not for everyone [Commentary]
    Fresh off her victory over childhood obesity, Michelle Obama has declared a new national goal to increase the percentage of low-income Americans in college. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, just 52 percent of the poor attend college right out of high school, compared to 82 percent of the wealthy.
  • Weather forces cancellaton of Common Core forum

    The forum on the Common Core State Standards Initiative was canceled Sunday because of the weather. The forum, co-hosted by the PTA Council of Howard County and the Howard County Education Association, will be rescheduled, said PTA Council President...

    Howard schools schedule Common Core info sessions in January

    Howard schools schedule Common Core info sessions in January
    The Howard County Public School System has scheduled four information sessions on the Common Core State Standards and the local curriculum in January. The sessions will be open to the public and will cover the math and English/language arts curriculum...

    Towson hires SMU's Tim Leonard as its new athletic director

    Towson hires SMU's Tim Leonard as its new athletic director
    Towson announced Thursday afternoon that the university has hired Tim Leonard as athletic director. Leonard, who will be introduced Friday at 11 a.m. in the Minnegan Room at Johnny Unitas Stadium, comes from Southern Methodist University, where he is...

    In defense of No Child Left Behind

    In defense of No Child Left Behind
    Just weeks after the U.S. House Republicans made a purely symbolic move to dismantle No Child Left Behind, the law that forces schools to report standardized test scores, standardized testing season hit our household. By testing season I don't mean...