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  • MarylandCAN isn't interested in kids but in pushing an anti-public school agenda [Letter]

    MarylandCAN isn't interested in kids but in pushing an anti-public school agenda [Letter]
    We are parents of students at Hamilton Elementary Middle School, which received some much-appreciated positive attention due to its selection as an "Opportunity School" by an organization called MarylandCAN ("City's low-income students among highest...
  • City evaluates art in schools as part of 10-year renovation plan

    City evaluates art in schools as part of 10-year renovation plan
    Art conservator Lori Trusheim leaned out of a second-story window and squinted through her camera at a 72-square-foot copper sculpture that has become a local landmark. The elements have taken a toll over the past three decades, and she wants it...
  • Rodgers Forge students complete citizenship program [Rodgers Forge]

    How much American history do you know? Can you identify the 24 counties in Maryland? Can you recite the American's Creed? That one was new to me. Remember the ninth grade citizenship test we had to pass in order to graduate from a Maryland public high...
  • Teacher raises out of final Harford school budget, but no job cuts planned

    Teacher raises out of final Harford school budget, but no job cuts planned
    Harford County's superintendent of schools presented a revised $426.9 million budget for next school year Wednesday night that would avoid any job cuts, but would also cancel pay raises negotiated with teachers and other employees and bring back the...
  • Two from Ellicott City among top music educators [Ellicott City]

    On May 22, it was standing room only at the Howard County Board of Education meeting. Parents, students, teachers and administrators gathered to celebrate the recipients of the Music Educator of the Year Awards. Howard County Parents for School Music...
  • Fallston's Class of 2014 leaves high school and faces the future

    Fallston's Class of 2014 leaves high school and faces the future
    "Hope is my philosophy; just needs days in which to be," Fallston High School's Concert Choir sang high above a sea of students, family and friends. "You are the new day." The senior Cougars were indeed entering a new day Thursday afternoon, ready to...
  • Last graduating class from Harriet Tubman in 1965 [History Matters]

    June, 1965:  Awards and more "Forty-Two Graduated From Tubman "On Tuesday, June 8, Harriet Tubman graduated 42 students in the last commencement exercise before the building is to be vacated as a school. Six of these 42 students graduated with honors....
  • Scholl stepping away as girls lacrosse coach at HdG

    After nine years as head of the girls lacrosse program at Havre de Grace High School, Sarah Scholl has stepped away from the post. The announcement came May 21 at the team's end of season banquet, where Scholl says the unsuspecting players said, "Why...
  • Baltimore County teachers resigning in greater numbers this year

    Baltimore County teachers resigning in greater numbers this year
    After 22 years of teaching in Baltimore County, JoAnne Field says she will be leaving her third-grade classroom this year. She loves the children, has a principal she believes is "wonderful and supportive" and is committed to public education. But...
  • Single-sex schooling cultivates confidence in girls [Commentary]

    Single-sex schooling cultivates confidence in girls [Commentary]
    In their new book, "The Confidence Code," Claire Shipman and Katty Kay draw on a broad spectrum of scientific research to support several of their hypotheses: Compared with men, women don't consider themselves as ready for promotions; predict they will do...
  • Catonsville High students earn college diplomas at graduation

    Catonsville High students earn college diplomas at graduation
    Last week, Kaylyn Clark, Meera Kesavan, Hannah Matecko-Conti and Shiza Tanveer walked across the stage in the Retriever Activities Center on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, didn't just receive their diplomas as members of the...
  • Three win Amanda Post student athlete scholarships [Clarksville]

    This week's news seems mostly all about winners. Everybody wants to be a winner and it's nice when everyone can win. Sometimes struggling to compete makes you a winner even without a trophy or ribbon. Congratulations to all who struggle in the race of...