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  • A perpetual hot seat [Commentary]

    A perpetual hot seat [Commentary]
    The new Baltimore schools CEO, Gregory Thornton, starts work Tuesday. And regardless of the outside temperature, he'll be on a hot seat from day one.
  • A principled principal [Commentary]

    A principled principal [Commentary]
    If I consider the span of my 59 years, there is an obvious theme: I don't deal well with authority. When my high school tennis coach wouldn't let me wear my tie dyed t-shirt to a match, I stormed off the bus. I was fired as a waiter after following a...

    Misunderstanding charter schools [Letter]

    Misunderstanding charter schools [Letter]
    After reading the recent letter from Hamilton Elementary Middle School parents, it is clear there are severe misperceptions floating around about Baltimore City public charter schools ("MarylandCAN isn't interested in kids but in pushing an anti-public...

    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...

    Holding back the city's charter schools [Commentary]

    Holding back the city's charter schools [Commentary]
    Ten years ago, Baltimore students were able for the first time to enroll in public charter schools, which brought a fresh approach to education in the city. Publicly funded and part of the Baltimore City Public Schools, charter schools are run by...