| May 24, 2013
| 10:00 AM
As a teacher, I totally agree with Morna McDermott's assessments of city school CEO Andrés Alonso's performance ("The fallacy of reform," May 18) over the past six years. She speaks the truth. Mr. Alonso has proven to be a fine salesman. Surely, the...
| May 19, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Unimpressed with the elementary school in her Baltimore neighborhood, Bobbi Macdonald set out to create her own. She founded the City Neighborhoods Foundation in 2003, the year her oldest daughter started kindergarten and the state of Maryland began...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I am writing to share one perspective on the charter renewal process and provide more information about Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School ("Panel urges cutting ties to 6 schools," Jan. 11). We set out to offer a personalized approach to...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Jarrett Ross was sold on Maryland before any other prospect in his class, becoming the Terps’ first 2013 commitment one year ago. In the 12 months that have passed, nothing has changed Ross’ thinking.
“I know this team is going to...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 9:22 AM
As Monarch Academy music teacher Kenzie Turk talked about the trials of living with Type 1 diabetes, her service dog, Bear, lay nearby, drifting in and out of a deep sleep.
Dozing in class isn't usually acceptable at the public charter school in Glen...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 1:29 PM
When the Hontz family lost their Hanover home to a fire last summer, it wasn't long before they started missing the basic necessities. First, it was a toothbrush. Then, a Band-Aid. But for Lauren Hontz, who was just 9 years old at the time, all she really...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The Baltimore City public school system is considering building a $28 million high school in Hampden as part of a 10-year, $2.4 billion plan to modernize city schools and infrastructure.
The proposed school would be built in 2014-15, the first year of...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:05 AM
A lack of funds and difficulty obtaining permits on the part of the developer has delayed the opening date for the new Monarch Global Academy Public Contract School in Laurel.
At a community meeting at the Maryland City Volunteer Fire Department Tuesday...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:29 AM
When Juwan Newman rode the bench on an undefeated Lake Clifton team that featured three high-major players, he didn’t complain. When the 6-foot-8, 215-pound power forward missed NCAA qualifying standards coming out of high school and prep school, he...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Saturday's "your turn" pieces on education reform ("The fallacy of reform" and "Diversity, choice key for schools," May 18) did not seem to address Baltimore City schools' educational history nor requirements in a practical, yet considerate way.
| May 16, 2013
| 12:00 PM
We share the editorial view that outgoing Baltimore City Schools CEO Andrés Alonso created a strong platform to sustain ongoing improvement in our schools ("School reform 2.0," May 12). But the editorial's call for more standardization around the system...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:02 PM
As I walk around Baltimore, it has become apparent that the city is on an upward swing. I see more people out on the streets and living in places that once seemed underused or headed for trouble. Streets and places I once considered dangerous are not...