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  • The bigotry of low expectations [Commentary]

    The bigotry of low expectations [Commentary]
    A very unsettling shadow is settling over the whole American educational endeavor. It's largely a consequence of the idea that every child should graduate from high school, be admitted to college and then graduate from college. In order to make that...
  • Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher

    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher
    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, a code-breaker during World War II and former teacher at two Towson-area elementary schools, died June 30 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 92. The daughter of Navy Vice Adm. George C. Dyer, Mrs....
  • Harford may give more grade credit for advanced classes

    Harford may give more grade credit for advanced classes
    Harford County Public Schools officials are seeking the public's input before the Board of Education votes on proposed changes to a school system policy on how much extra weight grades for advanced classes should carry in a student's overall grade point...
  • Renovated Savage Library to make its debut [North Laurel/Savage]

    Renovated Savage Library to make its debut [North Laurel/Savage]
    The wait is almost over! The new and improved Savage Branch Library will hold its grand re-opening on July 22. Events will start at 12:30 p.m. with an official ribbon cutting. The library has gotten a major face lift as well as added space that was...
  • Annapolis teacher seeks to represent Orioles at All-Star game

    Annapolis teacher seeks to represent Orioles at All-Star game
    The Baltimore Orioles have announced that Catherine Thorson of Annapolis is one of three teachers competing to represent the Orioles in the "Target Presents People All-Star Teachers" campaign, designed to honor teachers who make an impact on students...
  • Construction contracts approved for new Youth's Benefit Elementary

    Construction contracts approved for new Youth's Benefit Elementary
    Construction contracts totaling $23.9 million were approved Monday night by the Harford County Board of Education for the long-awaited replacement of Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston. "It's been a long haul," HCPS Chief of Administration Joe...
  • Girl Scout Troop 4503 earns Silver Award [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Girl Scout Troop 4503 earns Silver Award [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]
    Members of Cadette Girl Scout Troop 4503, seventh graders from Folly Quarter Middle School, have spent the last two years working on their Silver Journey and their Silver Project of Helping the Military, and have finally earned their Silver Award. The...
  • Girl Scouts reach out to senior citizens [West Friendship]

    Girl Scouts reach out to senior citizens [West Friendship]
    You might call these four young ladies Angels of Mercy. Congratulations to Girl Scout Cadette Troop 1757 members Mayuri Albal, Emily Kline, Laura McAllister and Rebecca Rominik Romano, who recently were awarded the Girl Scouts prestigious Silver Award....
  • Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor

    Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown claimed victory in the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday after early returns suggested a landslide win. "It's about where we're going. It's about what next," Brown said in a victory speech as he led with three times as...
  • Zero tolerance for unprepared teachers [Commentary]

    Zero tolerance for unprepared teachers [Commentary]
    Would you trust a surgeon who learned a few tricks in medical school, then spent the first couple of years in the operating room experimenting while he figured out which techniques worked? Of course you wouldn't. But, unfortunately, that's the same...
  • Few surprises in Howard BOE race

    Few surprises in Howard BOE race
    The two incumbents, candidates endorsed by the Howard County Education Association and a well known former Howard County Board of Education member have advanced in Tuesday's Board of Education primary election. With early voting tallies posted at 8:20...
  • Churches open doors for vacation Bible schools [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Churches open doors for vacation Bible schools [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Summer break began last week, and local churches are registering students now for vacation Bible school. St. James United Methodist Church, at 12470 Old Frederick Road (Route 99) in Marriottsville, is trying something different this year: its VBS,...