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  • Howard County executive candidate Watson unveils education platform

    Howard County executive candidate Watson unveils education platform
    Howard County executive candidate Courtney Watson on Tuesday unveiled her education platform, a 17-point plan that seeks to expand funding for some current programs and bring new ones, including the International Baccalaureate program and tech business...
  • A promise to city kindergartners [Commentary]

    A promise to city kindergartners [Commentary]
    Baltimore's kindergartners and their families are the recipients of a new promise this school year: Their city will provide them with the resources they need to reach the single most important benchmark of their early-grade school careers, reading on...
  • Student ID badges are a step we must take for school security [Editorial]

    Student ID badges are a step we must take for school security [Editorial]
    In a perfect world, schools are open institutions, free for students to roam the halls and where all visitors are welcome and report to the principal's office upon arrival. Regrettably, such a perfect world no longer exists, if it ever did. We must...
  • Hammond High Boosters back with their golf fundraiser [North Laurel/Savage]

    Attention, all golfers in the area. Hammond High Boosters are hosting their third annual Golf Tournament on Oct. 11 to raise funds for Hammond High activities. Registration is now being accepted for singles, twosomes and foursomes. Anyone is welcome...
  • Physical education is more than just a recess activity [Letter]

    Physical education is more than just a recess activity [Letter]
    Thank you for bringing to light the efforts of Donte Samuel at the Belmont Elementary School ("Recess: the fourth 'R'?" Aug. 25). Student, parents and teachers should welcome the dedication of the many individuals who provide daily exercise...
  • 'Genie Wishes' goes inside the mind of the fifth-grader

    'Genie Wishes' goes inside the mind of the fifth-grader
    Baltimore children's book author Elisabeth Dahl used to walk two or three miles just so she could hang out at the Library of Congress, reveling in the Paris Opera House style-architecture, the 23-karat gold-plated dome and the breathtakingly extensive...
  • Maryland schools see influx of immigrants from Central America

    Maryland schools see influx of immigrants from Central America
    With just $40 in his pocket and the killing of two friends fresh in his mind, 13-year-old Leonardo Enrique Navas set off from El Salvador in July and traveled alone for 15 days on buses and taxis until he crossed the border into Texas. Every few days,...
  • School year starts with continuing reforms

    School year starts with continuing reforms
    Last year, the Common Core was debated by everyone from conservative talk show hosts to parents flooding state capitals, and teachers rebelled against a new evaluation system they believe is unfair. Now it's year two for the phase-in of controversial...
  • Nonprofit organizations need volunteers

    Court Appointed Special Advocate — Opportunity to help abused or abandoned children in community. CASA recruits and trains volunteers to advocate for needs of children living in foster care. Volunteers spend about 10 hours per month visiting child...
  • Development of Morsberger property resumes

    Development of Morsberger property resumes
    A development of 43 single family homes in the heart of Catonsville that was temporarily put on hold is now moving forward, with a development plan hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22 in Towson. The development plan for the Morsberger property...
  • New security measures balance keeping schools welcoming and safe

    New security measures balance keeping schools welcoming and safe
    Going to visit your child at school this year? Don't forget your driver's license. A series of new security features in all public schools, including requiring visitors to present a photo ID, preferably a driver's license, go into effect at the...
  • Designs for new Havre de Grace High approved by Harford school board

    Designs for new Havre de Grace High approved by Harford school board
    Replacement of the aging Havre de Grace Middle and High School, which one school board member called a "dream come true," reached a significant milestone Monday night, when Harford County Board of Education members voted 6-2 to approve the proposed...