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  • Mays Chapel principal gets parents, kids involved before doors open

    Mays Chapel principal gets parents, kids involved before doors open
    Stephen Coco opened his Twitter account last October. On it, he posted meetings, updates and photographs of the future Mays Chapel Elementary School. Coco, its first principal, couldn't be more thrilled about the new Baltimore County Public School. He...
  • New principal for Mount Washington School

    New principal for Mount Washington School
    Ashley Cook-Plymouth remembers using her family's shed as a fantasy schoolhouse when she was a child in northern Virginia. "I was always the teacher," she said. "I always knew I wanted to be a teacher." She and her sister and best friend turned a wall...
  • Sister Mary Helena Murphy, educator

    Sister Mary Helena Murphy, educator
    Sister Mary Helena Murphy, a retired parochial school educator who was a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame for 65 years, died Aug. 14 of peripheral artery disease at her order's Villa Maria Health Care Center in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore...
  • Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies

    Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies
    Dunbar Brooks, a longtime Turners Station civic activist who was the first African-American to serve as president of the Baltimore County school board and later became president of the Maryland State Board of Education, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins...
  • Choosing the best Baltimore lacrosse club

    Choosing the best Baltimore lacrosse club
    Joining a lacrosse club is a huge commitment that involves the entire family, and there are a number of things to consider. There’s the fit between coach and player, the number of practices required and, of course, cost. Maryland Family spoke with...
  • Fifth grader Austin Johnson cruises the Rhine River [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Fifth grader Austin Johnson cruises the Rhine River [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]
    Austin Johnson, a rising fifth grader at Glenelg Country School, has had a wonderful summer which has given him plenty of topics for the standard essay about what he did over the summer vacation. Austin, with his parents and great-grandmother, took a...
  • Expanding summer programs helps kids and parents [Commentary]

    Expanding summer programs helps kids and parents [Commentary]
    Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks has an excellent summer program with far better options than other government and privately operated camps in the region. Nonetheless, there are missed opportunities where the department can provide an...
  • Stage set for new director to lead The Arc Carroll County program for adults with autism

    Stage set for new director to lead The Arc Carroll County program for adults with autism
    Just a year after earning her master's degree, Britt Burr is creating a groundbreaking program at The Arc Carroll County for adults with autism. The Westminster High School graduate said she is thrilled to be working her "dream job" and looks forward to...
  • Plan for long-term special-education substitutes in city draws concerns

    Plan for long-term special-education substitutes in city draws concerns
    Dozens of Baltimore classrooms could be staffed by long-term substitutes when school begins in less than two weeks, a plan drawing concern particularly because special-education students — who struggle the most academically — could be the...
  • Education briefs

    Fleming Back-to-school event Aug. 23 Anne Arundel County Public Schools will host students, families and community members through an event designed to connect students and parents with resources and information as the opening of school nears. The...
  • Spend resources supporting teachers, not evaluating them [Commentary]

    Spend resources supporting teachers, not evaluating them [Commentary]
    There are many programs known by their acronyms in education; many of these have political origins. People can debate the effectiveness of the various programs, but it is stunning to hear the almost universal objections to one of the newest acronyms:...
  • Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade

    Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade
    Students entering kindergarten and seventh grade in Maryland will have to add new shots to their lists of things to do before heading back to school this month. Vaccines required for all school-age children in Maryland include tetanus, diphtheria,...