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  • In defense of Common Core [Editorial]

    In defense of Common Core  [Editorial]
    This fall, Maryland's public schools will start their second year under the Common Core Standards, and the controversy sparked by last year's rocky roll-out appears far from dying down. Parents, teachers, students and political leaders have all questioned...
  • Enrollment up in AP classes, but testing and scoring lag

    Enrollment up in AP classes, but testing and scoring lag
    Over the last six years, enrollment in Advance Placement testing across Harford County Public Schools has increased, but that increase has not necessarily translated into more students passing the exams. Students who pass Advanced Placement exams are...
  • Summer, fall event registration going fast

    Basketball HYBA is now accepting registration for the Fall Friday Night Basketball Program. The league is played on Fridays in September and October, and is open to boys and girls ages 5-18. To register, visit HYBA.org, or call 410-461-7694. Sports...
  • Harford school board incumbents move on to next election round

    Harford school board incumbents move on to next election round
    Tuesday's primary race for the first majority-elected Harford County Board of Education ended with all five incumbent board members moving on to the November general election. Given the abysmally low primary turnout, however, anyone who finished...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Md. schools not in compliance with rules for special-ed students

    Md. schools not in compliance with rules for special-ed students
    Under a new federal accountability system, Maryland is no longer in compliance with the rules governing special-education students because the state's schools exempt a high percentage of students from national testing. The announcement this week by...
  • Carroll's Venturing Crew 202 captures Maryland Envirothon

    Carroll's Venturing Crew 202 captures Maryland Envirothon
    A five-member team of students from Carroll County's Venturing Crew 202 won the 24th annual Maryland Envirothon — an outdoor natural resources competition that challenges students to identify and categorize living resources, perform soil surveys and...
  • Southwest Baltimore County volunteers among nominees for first Volunteer of the Year award

    Southwest Baltimore County volunteers among nominees for first Volunteer of the Year award
    Volunteers from 73 Baltimore County public schools were honored at a special breakfast event in Cockeysville on Thursday morning as the first-ever BCPS Volunteer of the Year was announced. "This is our first time bringing all of the volunteers...
  • Blackhawks named Capitals' Winter Classic foe; Baltimore unlikely as site

    Blackhawks named Capitals' Winter Classic foe; Baltimore unlikely as site
    Capitals Blackhawks named Winter Classic foe; Baltimore unlikely as site The Washington Capitals will host the Chicago Blackhawks for the Winter Classic on New Year's Day 2015, an individual with knowledge of the situation said Friday. The first...
  • Notable opera house owner dies in 1890 [History Matters]

    June 1965 Glenelg High scholars "Glenelg Seniors Receive Scholarships And Awards: The final Awards Assembly was held at Glenelg High School last Friday morning for the purpose of honoring members of the student body who had been outstanding in...
  • Fallston's Class of 2014 leaves high school and faces the future

    Fallston's Class of 2014 leaves high school and faces the future
    "Hope is my philosophy; just needs days in which to be," Fallston High School's Concert Choir sang high above a sea of students, family and friends. "You are the new day." The senior Cougars were indeed entering a new day Thursday afternoon, ready to...