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  • It's the teacher's, doctor's, plumber's fault [Letter]

    It's the teacher's, doctor's, plumber's fault [Letter]
    Of course, teachers' salaries should depend on how well their students progress over the year ("A new battle in Md. schools," June 29)! How could anyone object to such a common sense concept? It's exactly the same situation that my doctors are in. I...
  • Sun doesn't understand Common Core [Letter]

    Sun doesn't understand Common Core [Letter]
    The "new higher standards" that The Sun's editorial board has just discovered as it defends the Common Core are of great interest to those who were responsible for the learning program of students for the past 50 years ("In defense of Common Core," June...
  • Wrapping up this week's primary election in Howard County

    Wrapping up this week's primary election in Howard County
    The primary election results are in, and – despite an unusually numerous field of new, untested candidates – didn't yield many election-night surprises or upsets. But Tuesday's outcomes offered some interesting takeaways and themes to...
  • In defense of Common Core [Editorial]

    In defense of Common Core  [Editorial]
    This fall, Maryland's public schools will start their second year under the Common Core Standards, and the controversy sparked by last year's rocky roll-out appears far from dying down. Parents, teachers, students and political leaders have all questioned...
  • Teachers are right to question Common Core [Letter]

    Teachers are right to question Common Core [Letter]
    I read with interest the commentary by Emily Blumenauer about her thoughts on teachers who, as she put it, whine about the Common Core ("Quit complaining about Common Core," June 16). As a 34-year teaching veteran, I found her beliefs insulting, demeaning...
  • Zero tolerance for unprepared teachers [Commentary]

    Zero tolerance for unprepared teachers [Commentary]
    Would you trust a surgeon who learned a few tricks in medical school, then spent the first couple of years in the operating room experimenting while he figured out which techniques worked? Of course you wouldn't. But, unfortunately, that's the same...
  • Few surprises in Howard BOE race

    Few surprises in Howard BOE race
    The two incumbents, candidates endorsed by the Howard County Education Association and a well known former Howard County Board of Education member have advanced in Tuesday's Board of Education primary election. With early voting tallies posted at 8:20...
  • Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death

    Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death
    Michael Hersch composes music of sobering complexity -- lots of jagged melodic lines, thorny harmonies, quick-shifting rhythms. But even at its densest, his intense work communicates in a way that can make a listener feel privy to Hersch's innermost...
  • Two Md. teacher prep programs ranked among best in nation

    Two Md. teacher prep programs ranked among best in nation
    Two of Maryland's teacher preparation programs were ranked among the best in the country in the second annual report released today by a national research advocacy group. The National Council on Teacher Quality ranked McDaniel College 19th best in the...
  • St. Mary of the Mills says goodbye to longtime educator

    St. Mary of the Mills says goodbye to longtime educator
    Sitting in front of hundreds of students and parents at St. Mary of the Mills School's end-of-the-year awards ceremony June 13, third-grade teacher Peggy Walsh could barely hold all of the flowers and gifts she had been given. Yet the gifts and praise...
  • Laurel Elementary saying goodbye to three longtime educators

    Laurel Elementary saying goodbye to three longtime educators
    As the Laurel Elementary School student body has become more diverse and technology within its classrooms has evolved, together with renovation that has revamped the interior of the school over the past 20 years, Sharon Batson has seen it all. Batson,...
  • In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches

    In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches
    Howard County's newest district is also one of its more interesting state-level races. District 9B, formerly located in Carroll County, was redrawn in 2012 and now almost exclusively represents Ellicott City voters. The district was carved mostly...