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  • State delegate calls for task force reviewing Prince George's school board

    A state lawmaker from Prince George's County has introduced a bill to create a task force charged with reviewing current and best practices of the Board of Education. Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith, a Bowie Democrat who represents District 23A, which...
  • Former State Superintendent Grasmick to launch speaker series Thursday

    Former State Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick will soon be back on the national stage, where she will host a handful of high-profile figures to discuss the future of public education. The longtime state education leader--who retired in 2011--will be...
  • Some push for Edwards to be permanent schools CEO

    Some push for Edwards to be permanent schools CEO
    Education observers were split Tuesday on whether the city's school board should launch a nationwide search to replace schools CEO Andrés Alonso or give the job of taking on the district's daunting challenges to his hand-picked successor. Some, such as...
  • Broadneck High junior named student member of school board

    Even after placing her name in the running to become the next student member of the Anne Arundel County school board, Broadneck High School junior Else Drooff wasn't certain she wanted the job. In fact, she said so during her campaign speech. "Up...
  • School transition team urges review of achievement gap, discipline policies

    Baltimore County schools should work to more quickly eliminate achievement gaps and ensure that discipline policies are applied consistently to all groups of students, according to recommendations made by the transition team appointed by Superintendent...
  • Maynard E. Keadle, Baltimore County principal

    Maynard E. Keadle, Baltimore County principal
    Maynard E. Keadle, a retired principal of Dulaney and Perry Hall high schools known for putting his students and faculty first, died of complications from diabetes Tuesday at Manor Care Ruxton. The Timonium resident was 84. "It seemed that Maynard was...
  • Nancy Grasmick joins Kennedy Krieger Institute

    Former State Superintendent Nancy Grasmick has joined the staff of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, a renowned special education and research institution, where she will lead a new Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education.  The...
  • Teacher education, STEM development highlight new Towson U strategic plan

    Teacher education, STEM development highlight new Towson U strategic plan
    Towson University President Maravene Loeschke unveiled a new strategic plan Wednesday at her spring presidential address, a plan that spotlights 10 areas she hopes will help accelerate the school's growth by its 150th anniversary in 2016. "When I...
  • Don't be tardy for the party season

    Don't be tardy for the party season
    Baltimore's party season is off and running after getting its kickoff last night with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra gala, which many folks consider the unofficial start to the fall party season. The next three months may be the most intense time of...
  • Dyer's fate in hands of state education board

    County Board of Education members might want member Allen Dyer removed from their ranks, but that decision rests with a higher authority. The local board must formally request the Maryland State Board of Education to remove Dyer from his seat, and...
  • Stop blaming teachers for poor student performance

    Stop blaming teachers for poor student performance
    The Baltimore City Council, spurred by Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, deserves praise for its resolution endorsing the Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action, to be held in Washington, D.C., on July 30. This march, and the national attention it...
  • State to evaluate teachers on student progress

    Maryland moved Monday to begin evaluating teachers based in part on how well their students learn their lessons — a significant change that will be tried first in seven school districts, including Baltimore city and county, this fall. The decision,...