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  • About Living Classrooms

    The Living Classrooms began in 1985 as just one boat. In the past 28 years, it has become a virtual flotilla. Foundation President James Piper Bond runs an organization with a $15 million budget and offices in Baltimore and Washington that employs 300...
  • Carroll County parents campaign for charter school

    Hoping to open Carroll County's first Montessori public charter school by the fall of 2014, a group of parents is now working on an application to submit to the county by April 1. Sustainable Futures hosted a public meeting at South Carroll High School...
  • Carroll Board of Ed denies charter school application

    The Carroll County Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to reject an application from Sustainable Futures, Inc. to establish the county’s first charter school. While board members voted to deny the application, they encouraged the...
  • Building a place to play in one day

    Building a place to play in one day
    Sammi Nelson-Saunders stood in a crowd of blue and purple shirts, dirt on her hands and a smile on her face. Behind her, music was blasting and flowers were being planted as more than 300 volunteers built a new playground for students at KIPP Baltimore....
  • Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students

    Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students
    A chant resembling a rally at a college stadium rang from a first-grade classroom at the Baltimore charter school KIPP Harmony Academy. "M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D," the children sang, pumping their fists. "Maryland will win!" This week's activity helped...
  • New athletic director works to help Pallotti earn an 'A'

    New athletic director works to help Pallotti earn an 'A'
    New St. Vincent Pallotti athletic director Rick Diggs has been in his new role for less than two months, and has already spearheaded one of the most transitional periods in years — or decades — at the small coed Catholic school in downtown...
  • Watch out for safety as kids head back to school [West Laurel]

    My husband used to say, "It's the most wonderful time of the year...," just like the Christmas song. But what he was celebrating was that the kids were going back to school. Prince George's County Public School students begin classes on Monday, Aug. 19....
  • Poll: Americans disapprove, don't know about upcoming education reforms

    While those in the education world are gearing up for a whirlwind of public education reforms this school year, the general public either don't know or disapprove of the most significant ones that will impact teachers and students here in Maryland, and...
  • Inexperience hurts St. Frances in 32-6 loss to Friendship Collegiate

    Inexperience hurts St. Frances in 32-6 loss to Friendship Collegiate
    COLLEGE PARK — Through the first half Sunday, St. Frances' football team stuck close to Friendship Collegiate Academy from Washington D.C., the best team the Panthers have played in the five-year history of their program. In the third quarter,...
  • Weekend Wrap: Notes on Deon Long, Jarrett Ross and more

    Weekend Wrap: Notes on Deon Long, Jarrett Ross and more
    Maryland-bound wide receiver Deon Long had another monster game for Iowa Western Community College over the weekend. In the Reivers' 81-14 rout of Arkansas Baptist, Long caught five passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns. Long, a D.C. native who caught...
  • Dream Act supporters ramp up campaign

    Supporters of Maryland's Dream Act, a measure passed by the General Assembly last year extending in-state collegeĀ tuition to the children of some illegal immigrants, are staging a series of events this week to build momentum in their effort to uphold itĀ ...
  • 'Voters of tomorrow' weigh in on 2012 election

    'Voters of tomorrow' weigh in on 2012 election
    If 2,500 Baltimore middle school students have their way Tuesday, President Barack Obama will be re-elected, children of some illegal immigrants will pay in-state tuition rates, same-sex couples can marry and gambling in Maryland will not expand. The...