| Dec 13, 2011
| 8:07 AM
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...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:37 PM
A new education advocacy group, formed late last year, has pledged to lobby for charter schools, funding for pre-kindergarten education and leave time for parents attending meetings with teachers.
MarylandCAN, which is affiliated with a national...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Chelsea Clinton did her second report for NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams" Wednesday night, and it was just as flawed as the first. The learning curve does not appear to have bent one degree in the direction of growth.
This one-dimensional, under-...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 6:56 PM
A renowned city architect designed St. Peter the Apostle Church 170 years ago. Irish laborers dug the foundation by hand, donating their labor to build it. And its early parishioners spared no expense in adorning their house of worship. They installed...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 11:44 AM
As Maryland stumbled its way through the 2011 season, Jarrett Ross watched intently from afar to keep up with his freshman brother’s progress and try to gauge whether or not he’d like to eventually join the Terps.
Ross, a Charter School of...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Most mornings, students arrive early at City Springs Elementary/Middle School to throw a football around on the blacktop. They love the game, but it is hard to play in the raggedy yard behind the school.
The students of the school had a plan back in...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 1:10 PM
In its budget proposal for the next fiscal year, the Anne Arundel County school system has recommended allotting $3.5 million to fund the expansion of its two charter schools.
That includes adding an 11th grade in August at Chesapeake Science Point...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:31 PM
When a group of Woodberry neighbors began selling fake, purple, Joe Flacco-style mustaches for $5 apiece during the Baltimore Ravens' all-too-brief playoff run, it was always their intention to donate a percentage of their profits to one of the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:43 PM
There are 345 college men's basketball teams at the Division I level and the National Collegiate Athletic Association allows each to have three full-time assistant coaches on staff. Laurel High graduate Antoine Gaither has been on staff at Howard...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:35 PM
The Joppatowne Mariners bounced back from their holiday tournament loss with a lopsided, 60-19, win over Harford Tech Tuesday night in UCBAC Chesapeake Division girls basketball play.
The Mariners (2-0 league, 9-1 overall) led 26-4 after one quarter...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:32 PM
A diverse group of educators — including a former Gilman School headmaster — plans to open a public charter school in 2012 that would focus on preparing high school students in the York Road corridor for college.
"We envision being the...