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  • Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO

    Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO
    As hundreds of Baltimore public school graduates prepare to set foot on a four-year college campus in Maryland this month, nearly half will notice something familiar on their schedules: a class they took in high school. More than from any other school...
  • Expanding summer programs helps kids and parents [Commentary]

    Expanding summer programs helps kids and parents [Commentary]
    Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks has an excellent summer program with far better options than other government and privately operated camps in the region. Nonetheless, there are missed opportunities where the department can provide an...
  • 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...
  • Howard County library programs prepare students for school

    Howard County library programs prepare students for school
    The Howard County Library will hold events Monday designed to help prepare kindergartners for classes; and middle schoolers for the next step in their education journey. "Kindergarten, Here We Come" is a 45-60 minute event to help acclimate students...
  • Marilyn W. Beckey

    Marilyn W. Beckey
    Marilyn W. Beckey, a former longtime Stoneleigh Elementary School art teacher who was a world traveler, died July 25 of heart failure at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was 86. "She was a lot of fun and reminded me of 'Mrs....
  • Prepare for Success provides school supplies to Howard students in need

    Prepare for Success provides school supplies to Howard students in need
    Howard County has a reputation of being one of the most affluent jurisdictions in the nation, but volunteers in a Columbia-based program say many families of public school students are struggling to make ends meet — particularly as their sons and...
  • The formula for family stability [Commentary]

    The formula for family stability [Commentary]
    Nearly everyone agrees that education is the pathway out of poverty and that a stable family life is crucial to nurturing young children. Yet here in central Maryland, homelessness and family instability present barriers to academic success for too many...
  • Fifth grader Austin Johnson cruises the Rhine River [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Fifth grader Austin Johnson cruises the Rhine River [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]
    Austin Johnson, a rising fifth grader at Glenelg Country School, has had a wonderful summer which has given him plenty of topics for the standard essay about what he did over the summer vacation. Austin, with his parents and great-grandmother, took a...
  • Spend resources supporting teachers, not evaluating them [Commentary]

    Spend resources supporting teachers, not evaluating them [Commentary]
    There are many programs known by their acronyms in education; many of these have political origins. People can debate the effectiveness of the various programs, but it is stunning to hear the almost universal objections to one of the newest acronyms:...
  • U.S. education lets kids be kids [Commentary]

    U.S. education lets kids be kids [Commentary]
    As a foreigner in the United States, one question I've often been asked by newly-met friends has been "What do you find special about America?" I always have a good answer for that question: "Education." American children have colorful lives while their...
  • Howard Green Jobs program provides cash, experience for disadvantaged teens

    Howard Green Jobs program provides cash, experience for disadvantaged teens
    To say Lourdemilla Dorsainvil has had an interesting, productive summer job is like saying Germany had an interesting, productive World Cup tournament.  So far this year, the 17-year-old rising junior at Oakland Mills High School has, among other...
  • Local schools announce orientation meetings

    Pull out the backpacks and double-check the school supply lists; student orientations begin next week! Marriotts Ridge High School will hold its New Student Orientation on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This session is geared toward incoming...