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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lacrosse player Devin Cook remembered as motivated and popular

    Lacrosse player Devin Cook remembered as motivated and popular
    Devin Cook's community college lacrosse coach said that the 20-year-old, a business major who was active in lacrosse leagues around the city, wanted to use sports as a way of getting a scholarship and completing college. He had recently earned enough...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Summer's over, but much is just getting started [Clarksville]

    The calendar may say there is nearly a month before the first day of Fall, but we all know summer is over when school is back in session. Labor Day is as early as possible this year. My summer has definitely ended. How about yours? The fall season...
  • Conservancy offers some baby-friendly programs [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Take note — the Howard County Conservancy has added some baby-friendly programs to its lineup this month. On Saturday, Aug. 24, at 9:30 a.m., new parents can take part in a free Greenberries Mobile Babywearing Clinic. Greenberries is a local,...
  • Excitement and some tears as children go back to school

    At the front door of a home near Holabird Academy in Southeast Baltimore, new city schools CEO Gregory Thornton and the Baltimore Oriole Bird mascot greeted a gaggle of young children with fresh uniforms and backpacks, all ready for the first day of...
  • North Bend students go back to school with Harford superintendent

    North Bend students go back to school with Harford superintendent
    About 38,000 Harford County Public Schools students went back to school Monday, but a select group of North Bend Elementary School students got to ride the bus to school with top Harford County and HCPS leaders, including schools Superintendent Barbara...
  • Bernard I.H. "Bernie" Kramer, city educator

    Bernard I.H. "Bernie" Kramer, city educator
    Bernard I.H. "Bernie" Kramer, a retired Baltimore public school vice principal who earlier had been an English department head and reading teacher, died Aug. 14 at Autumn Ridge Nursing Center in Pikesville of complications from a stroke. He was 92. The...
  • Maryvale's new upper school head emphasizing leadership skills

    Maryvale's new upper school head emphasizing leadership skills
    Maryvale Preparatory School's new upper school head was recently getting ready for his first day of school. He'd moved into his new second-floor office, although he said the walls still need some art. He'd met with all of his teachers, moved a few...