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  • Staying ahead of the game

    Staying ahead of the game
    Despite Maryland's reputation for having the best schools in the nation, there's still plenty of room for improvement in how all 24 of its local school districts prepare their students for college and the work world. The school reform movement that has...
  • Boot Camp prepares students for rigors of essay writing

    I wheeled up to the classroom, parked outside the door, and leaned in to listen to the speaker. "If you are applying to a rolling decision school, the sooner you finish your application, the better," the instructor said. "Last year we had a student...
  • Sun endorses Rawlings-Blake

    Sun endorses Rawlings-Blake
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake took over leadership of Baltimore at a difficult time. She became the chief executive after Sheila Dixon's scandal-induced ouster from City Hall, just before a major snowstorm and in the midst of a deep budget crisis. She...
  • Baltimore International students need help

    Students at Baltimore International College are being thrown under the bus. The school is closing, and as of August 31, it will not be considered an accredited college. Students must now find another college to continue their education. Most students...
  • You can help a former foster child find adult way

    On the eve of her 21st birthday, a young woman leaving the local Howard County foster care system after nine placements/homes was welcomed to her first apartment by eight local residents and two truckloads of used but sturdy furniture. Her housewarming...
  • Joe Ehrmann: To avoid school sports scandals, make athletics part of the curriculum

    Joe Ehrmann: To avoid school sports scandals, make athletics part of the curriculum
    The recent accusations aimed at the University of Miami's athletic department are just the latest example of moral failure involving educational institutions, athletics and athletes. Every scandal seems to debunk the myth that sports builds character....
  • Too hot to learn: The crumbling school infrastructure in Baltimore City and County

    Too hot to learn: The crumbling school infrastructure in Baltimore City and County
    The recent reports on suspected cheating on standardized tests at some Baltimore City schools included the statement that school officials worry they might "have hit a wall in educating children." Some of those walls have been in place for a long time...
  • EMT cheating scandal: Another black eye for Baltimore

    EMT cheating scandal: Another black eye for Baltimore
    When you cheat, they tell kids in school, you only cheat yourself, but in Baltimore, we've recently learned that's not always true. Sometimes you also cheat the students you're supposed to be teaching when you change the answers on their state...
  • Bel Air tops Harford SAT averages, C. Milton Wright falls behind

    Newsweek Magazine consistently places both C. Milton Wright and Fallston high schools toward the back of in its nebulous best high schools in American rankings, the only Harford high schools to receive such honors. But neither school could top Bel Air...
  • Harford SATs scores higher than 25 years ago

    Despite some claims that students of prior generations tested higher on the SAT than did the students of today, that wasn't true for Harford County 25 years ago, in the 1985-86 school year. During the 1985-86 school year, according to an Aegis article...
  • Obama keeps the spirit of NCLB alive

    Obama keeps the spirit of NCLB alive
    When Congress passed the No Child Left Behind Act in 2003, it was hailed as a major breakthrough toward improving American public education and giving the nation's young people the tools they needed to compete successfully in a global marketplace. The...
  • Elkridge: Volunteer fire department sounds the alarm for 21st annual holiday food drive

    OK, Elkridge and Hanover: Here's a 9-1-1 to the community from the fire department! It's that time of year again, and the Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring its 21st annual foliday food drive to benefit families in need Elkridge and the...