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  • Baltimore County school grievance resolved

    Baltimore County school grievance resolved
    A grievance filed by Baltimore County teachers last fall over having to work extra-long hours because of new education initiatives has been resolved, school and teacher's union officials announced Friday. The grievance, filed in November on behalf of...
  • Time to talk teacher tenure [Editorial]

    Across the nation, the topic of teacher tenure has gotten much attention of late and not only because students are returning to school. In Republican controlled states, there have been numerous efforts to limit such employment guarantees, and even in...
  • Anne Arundel school system unveils new elementary pilot program

    Anne Arundel school system unveils new elementary pilot program
    Anne Arundel County public schools will launch a pilot program in the new school year giving some elementary school students instruction in specific themes, including global studies, arts and the humanities, and the use of science and technology in...
  • Well-trained teachers are an asset to city [Letter]

    Well-trained teachers are an asset to city [Letter]
    Many thanks to reporter Liz Bowie for taking a close look at how Urban Teacher Center prepares new teachers to serve our local schools more effectively ("Residency program tries to solve problem of teacher burnout," Aug. 18). As the new school year...
  • A cheaper alternative for developing new teachers [Letter]

    I read with great interest your article, "Residency program tries to solve problem of teacher burnout" (Aug. 18) about the Baltimore-based Urban Teacher Center developed by Jennifer Green, a former employee of the Baltimore City Schools. This initiative...
  • New Harford teachers get ready at William Paca/Old Post Road

    New Harford teachers get ready at William Paca/Old Post Road
    Lindsey Pritchett is a product of Harford County, having attended local elementary, middle and high schools, as well as college. Now she is starting her teaching career in her home county. "It's a big area, but a small community; I love it, I do,"...
  • Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model

    Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model
    Monday marked the return of public schools staff in Howard County before next week's opening of school for students, and teachers were greeted with pulsating Motown music and call-and-response chanting. The Elementary School Model Kick-off, a pep rally-...
  • Monarch Global Academy Contract School will relieve overcrowding at three local schools

    Monarch Global Academy Contract School will relieve overcrowding at three local schools
    For more than six months, Donna O'Shea was a principal without a school. The head of the new Monarch Global Academy Contract School in Laurel – an International Baccalaureate school and the county's first contract institution – was hired...
  • Husband-and-wife team among county's newest teachers

    Husband-and-wife team among county's newest teachers
    Students around Anne Arundel County are getting ready to head back to school in a couple of weeks, but for one couple who recently moved to Maryland from Florida, the school year marks an even greater beginning. Marcio and Dee Rosado are starting as new...
  • Regents have open mind in search for next chancellor

    Regents have open mind in search for next chancellor
    In the search for the next leader of the University System of Maryland, stakeholders are looking at a range of candidates, possibly a household name, a well-known CEO, a top government official — someone with star power. Someone like Freeman A....
  • New principal for Mount Washington School

    New principal for Mount Washington School
    Ashley Cook-Plymouth remembers using her family's shed as a fantasy schoolhouse when she was a child in northern Virginia. "I was always the teacher," she said. "I always knew I wanted to be a teacher." She and her sister and best friend turned a wall...
  • New principal brings 'blue ribbon' reputation to Pikesville Middle

    New principal brings 'blue ribbon' reputation to Pikesville Middle
    On a warm morning in mid-July, landscape crews at Pikesville Middle School are replacing weeds with shrubs. Inside, desks and chairs line the hallways as paint crews freshen up classrooms and offices, the pungent smell lingering in the air. Classes at...