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  • Three NFL players from Baltimore give back through Shutdown Academy

    Three NFL players from Baltimore give back through Shutdown Academy
    Keion Carpenter walks through the gates of his former high school, Woodlawn, making his way to a tunnel under the bleachers. He has made this walk hundreds of times before, including places like the Georgia Dome in Atlanta and Lane Stadium at Virginia...
  • Book drive to fill shelves in renovated school libraries

    Book drive to fill shelves in renovated school libraries
    Two well-versed third-graders at Southwest Baltimore Charter School helped launch a book drive that will fill the shelves of their school library and three others in the city. Key'Aree Simms and Elega Lamason rehearsed with a guest dressed as the Cat...
  • Grasmick tapped by Towson University to aid teacher preparation

    Towson University announced this week that former state schools Superintendent Nancy Grasmick will join the school as a Presidential Scholar for Innovation in Teacher and Leader Education, a role that includes collaborating with existing staff to...
  • Homes for sale at Healthy Neighborhoods event

    Here's one more homebuying event for the list: The nonprofit Healthy Neighborhoods is putting on an event Saturday to showcase Baltimore homes renovated with stimulus funds. The "Great Neighborhoods, Great Homes" event will run from 10 a.m. to noon on...
  • On his way out, O'Brien closes one more school

    In the March 15 Baltimore Sun, Steve Kilar wrote a brief article entitled, "St. Ambrose School in Park Heights is closing." He quoted a statement from the Archdiocese of Baltimore, which said that "due to the low enrollment, St. Ambrose has been unable to...
  • City students pack Camden Yards for school choice fair

    Oriole Park at Camden Yards was the site Saturday of a contest waged not with bats, balls and gloves but test scores, curriculum overviews and student testimonials. It was the annual school choice fair for Baltimore City public schools. Students and...
  • Harford school board approves 2012 legislative platform

    The school system's 2012 legislative platform includes opposition to state aid to private schools, charging that vouchers and other public programs that aid non-public education allow the private schools to skim off the top academic performers and...
  • No public money

    When it comes to public money for private schools and oversight of charter schools, the Harford County Board of Education and the administration of Harford County Public Schools have it right by being opposed. When it comes to public money for private...
  • Public money, private schools

    Editor: The Harford county Board of Education's opposition to any public money for non-public schools, while regrettable, is understandable. The board sees no responsibility for the education of Harford County children not in their corporate system; the...
  • Mount St. Joseph comes up short against Friendship Collegiate

    Mount St. Joseph comes up short against Friendship Collegiate
    Mount St. Joseph football coach Blake Henry thought about calling a draw play for quarterback Luke Casey when the Gaels had a chance to win Thursday night's game against Friendship Collegiate Academy. Instead, trailing 18-13 with 3 yards to go on...
  • Girls basketball: Fallston and Joppatowne remain unbeaten

    Girls basketball: Fallston and Joppatowne remain unbeaten
    The Fallston Cougars (4-0) recorded their fourth straight win to begin the season Monday night, dropping host Overlea 58-27 in a non-league contest. Rachael Holehouse, who scored her 1,000th career point Saturday, scored 14 more points Monday to lead...
  • Landers focuses on property taxes

    At a panel discussion on the city's property tax rate, Joseph T. "Jody" Landers took to the lectern in the manner of a professor. He began by admonishing the only other Democratic mayoral challenger to show at the event — state Sen. Catherine...