| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Noah Scholl likes to think he's pretty smart, but even he didn't expect the news he got about a month ago.
Scholl, 16, a rising senior at River Hill High School in Clarksville, received perfect scores on both his ACT (36) and SAT (2400) — a feat...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My first question after reading about seven teachers in an Atlanta, Ga., public school accused of altering standardized test scores to make it appear students performed better than they actually did was: How could they!?
The seven were nicknamed "the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 10:03 AM
It has been nearly three years since my predecessor, Cardinal Edwin O'Brien, and the Blue Ribbon Committee on Catholic Schools released the Strategic Plan for Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Since that time, enrollment declines have been...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:19 AM
A Washington-based think tank has named Maryland No.1 in the country for the performance of its low-income students, finding that in the last eight years, Maryland's poorest students made the most academic progress than any comparable population in the...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The Sun editorial page asks "Should Morgan State have it's own board?" (Feb. 10). The answer is yes, it should. Ever since 1989 when Morgan students demonstrated for such independence, the school has successfully operated as an independent state...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis.
A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:15 AM
As an upcoming sophomore at St. Mary's College of Maryland, I believe The Sun owes a public apology to St. Mary's for unjustly striking out at the school. I have never heard a person say that they don't like St. Mary's until this recent commentary by Anne...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:44 AM
The Office of School Counseling under county schools is launching a new Senior College Application Boot Camp to provide support to the Class of 2014.
The free program is open to all county rising seniors and will address a range of topics including...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Rodgers Forge will kick off the summer season at its annual Community Picnic on Saturday, June 8. From 11 a.m.-2 p.m., fun, friends and food will create a great time for picnickers on the Rodgers Forge tot lot. Music, pony rides, face painting, games...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Few Maryland teens get to meet and talk with Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in person, and even fewer chat with him about college applications while he gets his coffee.
John Ebot, an 18-year-old senior at Lansdowne High School, is one of those few.
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Harford County Executive David Craig announces a plan to give almost 2,000 county employees a 4 percent pay raise. This would be their first pay raise increase in four years. The proposal is set to be introduced to an upcoming meeting of the Harford...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:26 AM
The Baltimore Teacher's Union has called for the district hold off on attaching penalties to schools' performance on the the new Common Core assessments, citing insufficient professional development and resources to implement the new high-stakes...