| May 17, 2011
| 4:03 PM
William Donald Schaefer's ability to surprise, delight and confound was on display again Tuesday with the public release of his last will and testament, which showered bits of his $2.4 million estate on devoted aides, friends and institutions....
| May 21, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Having won a windfall of federal education dollars as a result of its successful Race to the Top application, Maryland is now faced with putting into practice the sweeping changes it promised to make in the way its teachers are evaluated. But the state...
| Jun 16, 2011
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...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Jan 12, 2012
Maryland schools have been ranked No. 1 in the nation by a leading education publication for the fourth year in a row, earning a grade of B+ compared to the national average of C.
The rankings by Education Week have been promoted by Gov. Martin O'...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 5:42 PM
The cash-strapped Baltimore school system has paid more than $14 million in overtime over the past four years, mostly to its understaffed police force and hundreds of temporary employees who have filled gaps created by CEO Andrés Alonso's plan to shrink...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:44 PM
An Air Force squadron commander who grew up in Middle River and graduated from Baltimore County public schools is among those who have applied to be the school system's next superintendent.
Timothy T. Tenne, 42, has no experience in education but said he...
| Oct 1, 2008
| 1:39 PM
It is the ultimate revenge for any kid who has been ridiculed for the way he looks, the ultimate fantasy.
He triumphs over adversity. He grows up. He works hard. He excels. He wins international recognition. He attains great wealth. He is cheered by...