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  • Teachers unions: an endangered species [Commentary]

    Teachers unions: an endangered species [Commentary]
    Since at least the 1970s, there has been little for unions to celebrate on Labor Day. The giant teachers unions — the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) — have been an exception, largely retaining their size and influence. But now even teachers unions are an endangered species.
  • 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...

    Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

    Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows
    Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks. Meadow, an 18-...

    Monarch Global Academy Contract School will relieve overcrowding at three local schools

    Monarch Global Academy Contract School will relieve overcrowding at three local schools
    For more than six months, Donna O'Shea was a principal without a school. The head of the new Monarch Global Academy Contract School in Laurel – an International Baccalaureate school and the county's first contract institution – was hired...

    U.S. education lets kids be kids [Commentary]

    U.S. education lets kids be kids [Commentary]
    As a foreigner in the United States, one question I've often been asked by newly-met friends has been "What do you find special about America?" I always have a good answer for that question: "Education." American children have colorful lives while their...