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Elementary Schools

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  • Summer reading program aims to close achievement gap

    Summer reading program aims to close achievement gap
    If all goes according to plan, books such as "Charlotte's Web" and "The Magic School Bus" will spark the imaginations of 27,000 Baltimore County Public Schools students this summer. For the second year, books have been distributed to 47 Title I...
  • City's summer school program results backslide

    City's summer school program results backslide
    Baltimore school officials want to attract more highly effective teachers and raise awareness about attendance in summer school after the percentage of middle and high school students successfully completing academic programs plummeted last year. The...
  • Catonsville High students' editorials appear on New York Times website

    Catonsville High students' editorials appear on New York Times website
    Two Catonsville High School juniors' editorials were recently published on the New York Times' website. Eric Vogt wrote one of 10 winning essays in the newspaper's Editorial Contest titled, "Cutting it Short", while Hannah Llorin received an honorable...
  • Misunderstanding charter schools [Letter]

    Misunderstanding charter schools [Letter]
    After reading the recent letter from Hamilton Elementary Middle School parents, it is clear there are severe misperceptions floating around about Baltimore City public charter schools ("MarylandCAN isn't interested in kids but in pushing an anti-public...
  • Baltimore teachers union files grievance over evaluations

    Baltimore teachers union files grievance over evaluations
    The Baltimore Teachers Union has filed a class action grievance against the city school system after the district made last-minute changes to its evaluation system, which knocked teachers down in ratings that are also tied to their ability to earn pay...
  • For Eagle Cove students, final days on the Magothy River campus

    For Eagle Cove students, final days on the Magothy River campus
    Looking at the Magothy River backdrop abutting Eagle Cove School in Pasadena, it isn't hard to imagine that teachers at the private prekindergarten-through-fifth grade school must have a difficult time teaching the meaning of the word "final."...
  • Perkins fields criticism for plan to reorganize office monitoring minority achievement

    Perkins fields criticism for plan to reorganize office monitoring minority achievement
    A plan by Anne Arundel County school officials to realign an office that monitors minority achievement prompted tense moments during Wednesday's school board meeting, heightened by a former school board member referring to interim Superintendent Mamie...
  • MarylandCAN isn't interested in kids but in pushing an anti-public school agenda [Letter]

    MarylandCAN isn't interested in kids but in pushing an anti-public school agenda [Letter]
    We are parents of students at Hamilton Elementary Middle School, which received some much-appreciated positive attention due to its selection as an "Opportunity School" by an organization called MarylandCAN ("City's low-income students among highest...
  • Rodgers Forge students complete citizenship program [Rodgers Forge]

    How much American history do you know? Can you identify the 24 counties in Maryland? Can you recite the American's Creed? That one was new to me. Remember the ninth grade citizenship test we had to pass in order to graduate from a Maryland public high...
  • Teacher raises out of final Harford school budget, but no job cuts planned

    Teacher raises out of final Harford school budget, but no job cuts planned
    Harford County's superintendent of schools presented a revised $426.9 million budget for next school year Wednesday night that would avoid any job cuts, but would also cancel pay raises negotiated with teachers and other employees and bring back the...
  • Two from Ellicott City among top music educators [Ellicott City]

    On May 22, it was standing room only at the Howard County Board of Education meeting. Parents, students, teachers and administrators gathered to celebrate the recipients of the Music Educator of the Year Awards. Howard County Parents for School Music...
  • Baltimore County teachers resigning in greater numbers this year

    Baltimore County teachers resigning in greater numbers this year
    After 22 years of teaching in Baltimore County, JoAnne Field says she will be leaving her third-grade classroom this year. She loves the children, has a principal she believes is "wonderful and supportive" and is committed to public education. But...