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  • Laurel's High Road Academy pilots data-driven national program

    Laurel's High Road Academy pilots data-driven national program
    For students at High Road Academy, the lazy, hazy days of July are not the time for spending endless hours at the local swimming pool, riding a bike or learning new skills at day camp. Instead, the 90 kids enrolled at the nonpublic school on Route 1...
  • Boosting college readiness isn't just a problem for Baltimore [Letter]

    Boosting college readiness isn't just a problem for Baltimore [Letter]
    Your recent report on college readiness among Baltimore City high school graduates presented the academic challenges facing college-bound students in the city but failed to address the problem at a systemic, statewide level (“Boosting college...
  • A cheaper alternative for developing new teachers [Letter]

    I read with great interest your article, "Residency program tries to solve problem of teacher burnout" (Aug. 18) about the Baltimore-based Urban Teacher Center developed by Jennifer Green, a former employee of the Baltimore City Schools. This initiative...
  • Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model

    Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model
    Monday marked the return of public schools staff in Howard County before next week's opening of school for students, and teachers were greeted with pulsating Motown music and call-and-response chanting. The Elementary School Model Kick-off, a pep rally-...
  • Nonprofit organizations need volunteers

    Court Appointed Special Advocate — Opportunity to help abused or abandoned children in community. CASA recruits and trains volunteers to advocate for needs of children living in foster care. Volunteers spend about 10 hours per month visiting child...
  • Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps

    Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps
    On Friday morning, in the auditorium of Loch Raven High School, more than 300 school administrators closed their eyes for 30 seconds. Baltimore County schools Superintendent Dallas Dance had asked them to think about what could make schools "opportunity...
  • Tana Hicken, actress and teacher

    Tana Hicken, actress and teacher
    Tana Hicken, a Baltimore actress and teacher who deftly portrayed a wide variety of characters on stage during a professional career that spanned more than four decades, died Aug. 17 at her home in Sparks of myositis, an autoimmune disorder. She was 70....
  • Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training

    Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training
    Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
  • Education briefs

    Event at Annapolis Elementary celebrates revitalized facility Along with anticipation for the new school year, students at Annapolis Elementary School have something extra to be excited about: new classrooms, new computers and, in many ways, a new...
  • How Howard County schools are harnessing teens' tech obsessions

    How Howard County schools are harnessing teens' tech obsessions
    Mt.┬áHebron High School algebra teacher Natalie Rau has flipped her classes. Now students learn at home and do their homework in school. The change is thanks to a “bring your own device” (BYOD) policy that Mt. Hebron and other Howard County...
  • Mercy High graduate returns as president of Catholic school

    Mercy High graduate returns as president of Catholic school
    Mary Beth Lennon keeps a construction hard hat handy on the small conference table in her office at Mercy High School. As the new president, essentially a chief executive officer for business operations, Lennon, 46, is chief marketer, fundraiser,...
  • Thomas Viaduct Middle almost ready for students from eight feeder schools

    Thomas Viaduct Middle almost ready for students from eight feeder schools
    With less than two weeks to go before the first day of school, Thomas Viaduct Middle School was almost ready for the 521 students expected to walk up the newly poured sidewalk, proceed through the newly installed front doors and settle into new chairs...