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  • Chronic absences plague Baltimore [Commentary]

    Chronic absences plague Baltimore [Commentary]
    Throughout the Baltimore City school year, student success will be measured in the traditional ways, through test scores and grades, and, for high school seniors, by whether or not they graduate. While tracking such standards is vital to understanding...
  • '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...
  • County school Supt. Dallas Dance ignores taxpayers' concerns [Letter]

    County school Supt. Dallas Dance ignores taxpayers' concerns [Letter]
    Contrary to letter writer Marilyn Pettiway's claim that the media's coverage of Baltimore County School Supt. Dallas Dance has been unfair, The Sun and other outlets not only have reported fairly but have conscientiously followed Mr. Dance's outrageous...
  • Land use and education key issues for 3rd District council candidates

    Land use and education key issues for 3rd District council candidates
    Voters in the Third Councilmanic District will have to choose between a longtime activist running her first campaign and a 40-year veteran of the House of Delegates. Despite their different backgrounds, both say land use and education are the critical...
  • New Woodbridge Elementary School principal feels right at home

    New Woodbridge Elementary School principal feels right at home
    Catonsville resident Lori Phelps, 49, is right at home as the new principal of Woodbridge Elementary School. "Being able to come back to the Catonsville area and work in my own community — I love seeing my kids at the grocery store," Phelps said,...
  • 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...
  • Cordelia D. Oliver, educator

    Cordelia D. Oliver, educator
    Cordelia D. Oliver, a retired Baltimore public schools educator who was one of the first African-American docents at the Baltimore Museum of Art, died Aug. 4 at Gilchrist Hospice care in Towson of complications from a stroke. She was 92. "Cordelia was 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...
  • Pointers Run Elementary launches food scrap recycling program

    Pointers Run Elementary launches food scrap recycling program
    As the school year begins, students at one Howard County school will be able to participate in an effort to make the county a little greener. Pointers Run Elementary School, in Clarksville, became the first Howard County Public School to launch a food...
  • Digital curriculum drives way at new Mays Chapel Elementary

    Digital curriculum drives way at new Mays Chapel Elementary
    Near the front door of the new, state-of-the-art Mays Chapel Elementary School is a glass window display called "The Evolution of Technology," a mini-museum that includes an Underwood manual typewriter. "I know what one is," said third-grader Maia...
  • 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...
  • North Bend students go back to school with Harford superintendent

    North Bend students go back to school with Harford superintendent
    About 38,000 Harford County Public Schools students went back to school Monday, but a select group of North Bend Elementary School students got to ride the bus to school with top Harford County and HCPS leaders, including schools Superintendent Barbara...