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Elementary Schools

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  • Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps

    Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps
    On Friday morning, in the auditorium of Loch Raven High School, more than 300 school administrators closed their eyes for 30 seconds. Baltimore County schools Superintendent Dallas Dance had asked them to think about what could make schools...
  • 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...
  • Residency program tries to solve problem of teacher burnout

    Residency program tries to solve problem of teacher burnout
    As principal of a small Southeast Baltimore school, Anthony Ruby has guided an array of first-year teachers, from the stars who seem to have an innate sense of how to handle a class to those who were so ineffective he declined to renew their contracts....
  • Forest Hill Nursery School makes a 'Discovery'

    Forest Hill Nursery School, a hidden gem in Harford County since 1972, is adding a "Discovery Program," designed to help ease the transition for 2-year-olds (and their parents) before embarking on a 3-year-old preschool program. Children and parents...
  • Ready to learn more [Editorial]

    Ready to learn more [Editorial]
    Baltimore City schools chief Gregory Thornton says making sure every student is ready for college or work when they graduate from high school will be his Job No. 1 when classes begin next week. For Mr. Thornton, college readiness is a quick shorthand...
  • County school board bumps up Dance's benefits

    County school board bumps up Dance's benefits
    When the Baltimore County school board voted Tuesday on a contract that includes a raise for Superintendent Dallas Dance, they talked about a $5,000 salary increase. They didn't mention in public other benefits that will bump up his compensation by...
  • Mentor-tutor program helps ensure Howard County students are A-OK

    Mentor-tutor program helps ensure Howard County students are A-OK
    Sometimes, they offer help solving math problems, or writing sentences, or forming short paragraphs. Yet often, the adults of A-OK Mentoring-Tutoring of Columbia help Howard County students unlock their potential simply by giving an hour a week of...
  • Husband-and-wife team among county's newest teachers

    Students around Anne Arundel County are getting ready to head back to school in a couple of weeks, but for one couple who recently moved to Maryland from Florida, the school year marks an even greater beginning. Marcio and Dee Rosado are starting as...
  • Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade

    Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade
    Students entering kindergarten and seventh grade in Maryland will have to add new shots to their lists of things to do before heading back to school this month. Vaccines required for all school-age children in Maryland include tetanus, diphtheria,...
  • Harford teacher, supporters urge council to give teachers more money

    Harford teacher, supporters urge council to give teachers more money
    A Harford County Public Schools teacher and her supporters urged the County Council again Tuesday night to help fully fund teacher raises and stay on par with surrounding counties. Meredith Heldt, of Abingdon, said she has been passionate about Harford...
  • Plan for long-term special-education substitutes in city draws concerns

    Plan for long-term special-education substitutes in city draws concerns
    Dozens of Baltimore classrooms could be staffed by long-term substitutes when school begins in less than two weeks, a plan drawing concern particularly because special-education students — who struggle the most academically — could be the...
  • Education briefs

    Fleming Back-to-school event Aug. 23 Anne Arundel County Public Schools will host students, families and community members through an event designed to connect students and parents with resources and information as the opening of school nears. The...