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  • Albert T. 'Tom' Rochfort Jr., teacher

    Albert T. 'Tom' Rochfort Jr., teacher
    Albert T. "Tom" Rochfort Jr., a retired Baltimore County public school educator, died Monday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of an aortic aneurysm. He was 65. The son of Albert T. Rochfort Sr., an advertising executive, and...
  • For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home

    For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home
    Hannah Sheats raises goats, makes clothes and bakes items with the 4-H to show at the Maryland State Fair. But the 11-year-old Parkton girl hasn't been to the State Fairgrounds in Timonium as much as she'd like since Baltimore County public schools opened...
  • '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...
  • Harford's pay-to-play fee needs to go away [Commentary]

    Harford's pay-to-play fee needs to go away [Commentary]
    With another new season of high school sports approaching in Harford County, we're also facing a second year of charging our public schools students a $50 participation fee for each sport, each season. While the idea of using this money to help fund...
  • Columbia Digest

    Helping the needy The churches of Wilde Lake will be collecting eyeglasses, musical instruments, adult and children's bikes, hearing aids, portable sewing machines, women's pocketbooks, sports equipment and cellphones for distribution to needy families...
  • Hammond's Jody Zepp is a finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

    Hammond's Jody Zepp is a finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year
    Hammond High School teacher Jody Zepp has been named one of seven finalists for Maryland Teacher of the Year for 2014. The Maryland State Department of Education announced the finalists Thursday. Other finalists are Kelly O'Hara of Cecil County; Erin...
  • Top Howard County volleyball teams prepare for new challenges in '14

    Top Howard County volleyball teams prepare for new challenges in '14
    Last year, the powerhouse teams in Howard County volleyball were evident from the beginning of the season all the way until the end. Howard, led by eventual Player of the Year Sydney Biniak, and Glenelg, led by three-time first-team selection Morgan...
  • Terps and scholarships [Editorial]

    To those who follow college athletics only casually, the announcement last week that the University of Maryland will henceforth award athletic scholarships on a multi-year basis instead of year-to-year may sound like a minor change. But in fact, it's a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Back to school and to widening inequality [Commentary]

    Back to school and to widening inequality [Commentary]
    American kids are heading back to school. But the schools they're heading back to differ dramatically by family income. Which helps explain the growing achievement gap between lower- and higher-income children. Thirty years ago, the average gap on...
  • Much work to be done [Commentary]

    Much work to be done [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This op-ed has been updated to correct the number of chronically absent city students.  As the new school year starts in Baltimore City, I want to express my gratitude for the opportunity to build on the work that has been done in the...