| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Over the past couple weeks, I have recognized musical accomplishments at the elementary and middle school levels, and now the spotlight turns to Marriotts Ridge High School.
Choral Director Terry Eberhardt, Band Director Nick Ellis and Orchestra...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Community members and education advocates filled Bethany Community Church on Saturday morning for the Laurel-based nonprofit Side by Side's fifth annual fundraiser breakfast and silent auction.
Side by Side, launched in 2009 by former Laurel Leader...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The Common Core education standards have elicited a national debate that extends well beyond the classroom — touching a wide range of fears, from a federal takeover of local schools to government use of databases to collect information on children....
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:22 PM
To prepare for the seventh annual Battle of the Books, fifth-grade students in Howard County had to read 15 books for the competition
But students at Clemens Crossing Elementary School in Columbia took their preparation a step further, with the aim of...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:01 PM
As Baltimore County prepared for a major shift in education to take effect this school year, Superintendent Dallas Dance promised that the system's 53,000 elementary students would be taught with a "world-class" curriculum.
But the initial multimillion-...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:09 PM
A group of youngsters got their hands dirty, learned important lessons about animal welfare and got to see the fruits of their fundraising efforts during a visit last week to the Baltimore Humane Society in Reisterstown.
Through a field trip sponsored...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Union officials and lawmakers seized on Baltimore County's bungled rollout of a Common Core curriculum to renew calls to give teachers and school districts more time to implement the new rigorous education standards.
The county school system paid $2.1...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Proposed new school buildings in Fallston and Havre de Grace got a big push forward Tuesday, as the state agreed to fund the Youth's Benefit Elementary School replacement and recommended approval to replace Havre de Grace Middle/High School.
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Five teachers – three from Edgewood area schools – are the finalists for the Harford County Public Schools 2014 Teacher of the Year award, that a former HCPS superintendent said is the highest honor a teacher can receive.
Three finalists are...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:54 AM
Leslie Kornreich has been trying to "kick the door in" of the Howard County Board of Education over the past four years, running for a spot on the board twice.
Now in the midst of her third campaign, the hallmark of her message, she says, remains the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
I am responding to your article "Baltimore County curriculum contract ended amid feuding" (April 27) by Liz Bowie. I am retiring after teaching elementary school in Baltimore County Public Schools for 28 years — 27 of which were fabulous, this...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The Glenwood Lions Club sponsors three school-based Leo Clubs, one at Bushy Park Elementary School, one at Folly Quarter Middle School and one at Glenwood Middle School. The three clubs believe in the Lions Club motto, "We Serve," and do their best to...