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  • Barbara Dreyer, founder of online education firm

    Barbara Dreyer, founder of online education firm
    Barbara Dreyer, the chief executive officer and co-founder of an online educational business that served students who were not in traditional classrooms, died of breast cancer Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The White Hall resident was 59....
  • Dulaney High seniors carry on tradition of painting school's boulder - and themselves

    Dulaney High seniors carry on tradition of painting school's boulder - and themselves
    Dulaney High School's Class of 2015 is all grown up and using finger paints. But the finger paints students used last Wednesday are part of a time-honored tradition. Every year, the senior class repaints a gigantic rock behind the school in their...
  • Baltimore County school board called a learning experience

    Baltimore County school board called a learning experience
    Two years from now, the southwestern portion of Baltimore County will be home to three new 700-seat elementary schools and a fourth that will have expanded to become a 750-seat elementary school. Those changes will be made to address a growing...
  • Arlotto's capital budget plan keeps county school projects on track

    Arlotto's capital budget plan keeps county school projects on track
    George Arlotto this week became the third Anne Arundel County superintendent in as many years submitting a capital budget proposal — but he said working within the school system for 10 years helped him hammer out the $163.4 million request. "Not a...
  • Getting back to routines with start of school year [Rodgers Forge]

    Getting back to routines with start of school year [Rodgers Forge]
    Wednesday is the first day of school! While summer has gotten shorter over the years (I'm almost certain summers were longer when we were kids), it's nice to get back in a routine after living so orderlessly (new word I just made up) for the past two...
  • Goucher to allow students to apply by submitting a video

    Goucher to allow students to apply by submitting a video
    If your grades and SAT scores are less than stellar, you still have a shot at getting into Goucher College with a two-minute video. Starting with applicants for next year's class, Goucher announced Thursday that it will give students the option of...
  • Joshua Sullivan found his calling as a coach [Fulton/Highland]

    It's interesting to ask a teacher or a coach how they came to be where they are today. This week's person on "the hot seat" is Joshua Sullivan, a special education assistant at Reservoir High School. Josh is a New Yorker, born on Long Island, but at age...
  • Jury is in: Start school after Labor Day [Letter]

    Jury is in: Start school after Labor Day [Letter]
    A post-Labor Day start for Maryland public schools is a very good idea ("Late start a non-starter," Sept. 2). It is also the recommendation of a state task force appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley and which included public school teachers, parents of...
  • 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...
  • Excitement and some tears as children go back to school

    Excitement and some tears as children go back to school
    At the front door of a home near Holabird Academy in Southeast Baltimore, new city schools CEO Gregory Thornton and the Baltimore Oriole Bird mascot greeted a gaggle of young children with fresh uniforms and backpacks, all ready for the first day of...
  • Recess: the fourth 'R'? [Commentary]

    Recess: the fourth 'R'? [Commentary]
    Every school should have a Donte Samuel. For more than eight years, Mr. Samuel has created a warm and happy environment at Belmont Elementary in West Baltimore, where excited pupils greet him daily with bright eyes and wide smiles in the middle of their...
  • Maryvale's new upper school head emphasizing leadership skills

    Maryvale's new upper school head emphasizing leadership skills
    Maryvale Preparatory School's new upper school head was recently getting ready for his first day of school. He'd moved into his new second-floor office, although he said the walls still need some art. He'd met with all of his teachers, moved a few...