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  • The fallacy behind SAT scores [Letter]

    The fallacy behind SAT scores [Letter]
    The efforts involved in redesigning the SAT are misdirected because there continues to be no rational basis for classifying test-takers in terms of the outcome ("SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning," March 5).
  • SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning

    SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning
    The SAT — that anxiety-provoking test required for so many college applications — is being redesigned to focus more on classroom learning and less on brain teasers. The College Board announced Wednesday that its revised SAT will be ready in...

    Memoir recalls author's fight to integrate Harford's public schools

    Memoir recalls author's fight to integrate Harford's public schools
    On a recent Thursday afternoon, A. Dwight Pettit went back to where it all started. He walked through the halls and into the auditorium at Aberdeen High School, where almost 55 years ago he was denied admission to the school because of a "lack of...

    Early recruiting ignores academic challenge [Letter]

    Mike Preston's column ("Kids need protection from recruiting frenzy," Feb. 22) addressed the growing trend of athletes getting recruited to play lacrosse at big-name colleges at ever-younger ages, sometimes before they've played a single game of...

    Common Core criticized at Howard forum

    Common Core criticized at Howard forum
    A forum on the Common Core State Standards Initiative Sunday In Howard County drew a moderate crowd who listened to a panel of national experts — most of whom were critical of the controversial education reform. Over the course of three hours, the...