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  • Harford school board approves change to weighted grading policy

    Harford school board approves change to weighted grading policy
    Those Bs and Cs some Harford County Public Schools students have been taking home on their report cards are going to be worth more in the coming school year than they have been in the past. And, there's the possibility some Bs and Cs students received in Harford County Public Schools last year might become worth more, which would increase some already-calculated grade point averages, giving some students improved chances at college admissions and scholarships.
  • Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

    Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County
    Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have to get additional immunizations before they can start...

    Event in Overbrook showcases neighbors' talents [Towson]

    Event in Overbrook showcases neighbors' talents [Towson]
    Andie Aloi, of Overbrook, and a rising sixth-grader at Dumbarton Middle School, recently directed an event in her community called "A Night to Celebrate the Arts in Overbrook." The evening showcased the artistic talents of children and adults, including...

    Kids count; so do parents [Editorial]

    Kids count; so do parents  [Editorial]
    The Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation is out with its 25th Kids Count data book, measuring the wellbeing of children nationwide across a variety of health, economic, educational and community measures. In some ways, kids are much better off than...

    Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]

    Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]
    I landed my first summer job when I was 16. The qualifications were straightforward — possess strong decision-making skills, the ability to negotiate and compromise with colleagues, and the strength to maintain a calm demeanor in the face of...