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  • Rolley urges vouchers, mayoral control of Baltimore schools

    Rolley urges vouchers, mayoral control of Baltimore schools
    Mayoral candidate and former city planning director Otis Rolley III has vowed to offer private school vouchers to students zoned to attend failing middle schools and says he would lobby to restore mayoral control to the city school system. "Our future is...
  • Students learn about Watson the computer

    Students learn about Watson the computer
    Digital Harbor High School was teeming with IBM employees preparing to educate middle-school students Wednesday morning about the supercomputer known as "Watson," made famous by its appearance on the TV show "Jeopardy!" IBM President and CEO Sam...
  • Reviving tough love in tough schools

    Reviving tough love in tough schools
    At City Springs Elementary and Middle School in Baltimore, where 99 percent of students are from families with incomes below the poverty line, there were 86 student suspensions in 2008-09. In 2009-10, there were only 10 suspensions. Twenty students at...
  • Catonsville woman named teacher of the year at city charter school

    The Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women named Jennifer Wheeler Teacher of the Year for 2010-11. She completed a second year on the faculty of the Baltimore public charter school onFranklin Street. She is the social studies/language arts team...
  • List of schools making adequate yearly progress

    City schools and AYP The following elementary and middle schools were the only ones in Baltimore to meet adequate yearly progress goals this year: •Baltimore International Academy •Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women •...
  • Education advocacy group to focus on pre-K funding, charter schools

    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...
  • Imagine Discovery school's charter in limbo

    Parents of the only charter school in Baltimore County are criticizing the system for not having a process for the school to renew its contract, which is set to expire in two months. However, Imagine Discovery Public Charter School, near Woodlawn, has...
  • St. Peter the Apostle Church to be sold by archdiocese

    St. Peter the Apostle Church to be sold by archdiocese
    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...
  • Jarrett Ross, first 2013 Terps recruit, sees a 'good future' at Maryland

    Jarrett Ross, first 2013 Terps recruit, sees a 'good future' at Maryland
    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...
  • City Springs wants to turn dilapidated schoolyard into sports complex

    City Springs wants to turn dilapidated schoolyard into sports complex
    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...
  • Chesapeake Science Point readying for 11th-grade expansion

    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...
  • Girls basketball: Joppatowne rebounds in rout of Harford Tech

    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...