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  • Raise the bar for city students [Letter]

    Raise the bar for city students [Letter]
    I totally agree with Paul Marx ("The bigotry of low expectations," July 3) about teachers not tolerating laziness. I was having this same discussion with friends just three days ago. Baltimore should take steps to raise expectations for students. It's...
  • SMOB appointed, Jackson maintains seat in Anne Arundel school board

    SMOB appointed, Jackson maintains seat in Anne Arundel school board
    School is out, but it’s business as usual for the Anne Arundel County school system, which has undergone several transactions during the summer break. Among the transactions: Ayesha Chaudhry, a rising senior at South River High School, was sworn...
  • Love of language leads McDaniel grad to Palestine

    Love of language leads McDaniel grad to Palestine
    Shelby Toler arrived at McDaniel College four years ago intending to major in biochemistry. Realizing that biochemistry wasn't right for her after her freshman year, she considered sociology. But, after her first Arabic class in her sophomore year,...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • Goddard internships prepare students for careers in space

    Goddard internships prepare students for careers in space
    — Christen McWithey is sitting in front of a 3-D printer the size of a microwave, figuring out how to turn computer graphics into model satellites and telescopes to support a NASA mission. Christen McWithey is 19 years old. McWithey, who just...
  • 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....
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
  • Summer music and activities in Aberdeen

    Summer concerts are in full swing at Festival Park in Aberdeen. Tuesday evenings, from 7 to 8 p.m., have brought a relaxing atmosphere and good music for listening pleasure ever since the 1990s. Many can remember Chuck Baker's Orchestra in those early...
  • LASOS blossoms in helping non-English speakers in Harford

    LASOS blossoms in helping non-English speakers in Harford
    It all began when Spanish teacher Melynda Velez noticed some Hispanic students were falling behind in their studies in the local schools. "I was going and translating for Harford County Public Schools and while I was doing it, I was noticing all these...
  • Legacy of Baltimore Reads will live on [Letter]

    Legacy of Baltimore Reads will live on [Letter]
    In 1988, Ronald Reagan was president and Kurt L. Schmoke was mayor of Baltimore. Mayor Schmoke had a vision for Baltimore as "The City that Reads," and from that vision Baltimore Reads was born ("Funding woes close Baltimore Reads," May 2). Over its...
  • Don't cut literacy programs [Letter]

    I was blessed to be an instructor at Baltimore Reads, Inc. It gave thousands of books away and taught English, civics and literacy. It gave students a power that only comes through education. The instructors and administration taught in all elements,...
  • 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...