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  • City's low-income students among highest achievers

    City's low-income students among highest achievers
    Most education research suggests that students at Hamilton Elementary and Thomas Johnson Middle would be handicapped by their low-income backgrounds. But students at those schools and six others in the city are beating the odds of poverty, according...
  • Ten to be inducted into Edgewood High Hall of Fame

    Ten to be inducted into Edgewood High Hall of Fame
    Edgewood High School will induct 10 new members into its Hall of Fame during ceremonies in conjunction with the Class of 2014 graduation day May 29. The inductees will join the 26 who have been enshrined in the four-year-old program, a joint project of...
  • Gansler spot focuses on teachers' effectiveness

    Gansler spot focuses on teachers' effectiveness
    A 30-second television spot for Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's gubernatorial campaign highlights the Democrat's pledge to "lift up all our kids" by ensuring that teachers are placed in classrooms based on effectiveness over seniority. What the ad...
  • Ellicott City resident seeks spot on school board

    Ellicott City resident seeks spot on school board
    As an Oakland Mills High School graduate and a student at Howard Community College before transferring nearly 60 credits to American University, Maureen Evans Arthurs believes she is a prime example of what can result from community investment in...
  • French seeks fifth term on Howard school board

    French seeks fifth term on Howard school board
    Sandra French has served on the Howard County Board of Education since 1992, a span that includes two six-year terms and two four-year terms. She did not serve on the Board from 2004 to 2006, but over her 20 years on the Board, French said she is...
  • Four Harford councilmen seeking re-election face varying degrees of opposition

    Four Harford councilmen seeking re-election face varying degrees of opposition
    The four members of the Harford County Council who are running for re-election this year face varying degrees of opposition to hold onto their seats that range from none, to very little, to some. With early voting getting under way Thursday for the June...
  • Bel Air Elementary may finally have solution to student drop-off, pick-up

    Bel Air Elementary may finally have solution to student drop-off, pick-up
    It took many in the Bel Air Elementary School community nearly a year to overcome problems created primarily by last year's school budget process. One of the measures taken to balance the budget for this school year was to eliminate shorter bus routes,...
  • Baltimore Teachers Union hosts first 'Prom Giveaway'

    Baltimore Teachers Union hosts first 'Prom Giveaway'
    Daja Dorsey had a list of things she was looking for in the perfect prom dress. And as the senior at Baltimore's Coppin Academy High School perused racks of dresses Saturday, looking for something short and sparkly, she was relieved to have at least one...
  • School funding falls short for city gifted programs

    School funding falls short for city gifted programs
    Darius Johnson says he's just an ordinary student, presented with an educational opportunity in his freshman year of high school that led him to extraordinary choices: Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Duke, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell, Stanford and Washington...
  • Foose says Howard County union events could put teachers in bad light

    Foose says Howard County union events could put teachers in bad light
    As contract negotiations between county schools and the teachers union continue to focus on salary adjustments, union officials have encouraged teachers to take part in two school-day activities they believe will drum up community support for the union....
  • Broadneck has AACPS Teacher of Year, St. Martin's has independent honoree

    Broadneck has AACPS Teacher of Year, St. Martin's has independent honoree
    A social studies teacher at Broadneck High School was named Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year for 2013-14 at the county's annual Excellence in Education Awards banquet Thursday night. Christina Houstian, Broadneck's second teacher...
  • Arts education advocates see promise in Thornton

    Arts education advocates see promise in Thornton
    Last year, Elm Creative Arts School in Milwaukee failed to live up to its name. A gallery for student artwork had become a storage area and meeting space. The performance space, dubbed the "great room" with theater-style seating, was used as an...