| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:45 PM
For the fourth year in a row, Maryland ranked No. 1 in the nation in the percentage of its graduating seniors who successfully passed the rigorous Advanced Placement exams, leaping further ahead of other top states.
Twenty-nine percent of last year's...
| Apr 23, 2012
Parishioners at Church of the Redeemer were greeted Sunday by a banner that said, "Going geothermal, for our earth, for our future, for our children."
Wearing a ceremonial construction hard hat, the Rev. Paul Tunkle stood at the altar —...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 9:52 PM
Christopher Michael Lyles, an engineer who was the second person in the world to receive a synthetic trachea, died March 5 at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore. The cause of death is unclear.
The Abingdon resident was 30 years old.
He was a graduate...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:56 AM
City schools released the following congratulations this week:
Ten Baltimore City public schools have been recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) for the academic performance of their students, according to a release sent from...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 3:00 AM
I am a proud product of the Baltimore City public school system. My high school years at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute prepared me exceptionally well for the rigorous academic studies that led to a career in medicine, health policy and economics, and...
| May 6, 2012
| 4:33 PM
On May 4, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association announced 13 recipients of the 2012 Minds in Motion Scholarships provided by The Allstate Foundation. Each of the 13 will receive $1,000 scholarships at a luncheon held in their honor...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:57 AM
If you believe the U.S. News and World Report rankings, no Maryland high school is good enough to be in the top 50 in the nation. The first 25 high schools are those where 100 percent of students take Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:35 PM
A 19-year-old student from Baltimore Polytechnic High School told police he was beaten by two separate groups of juveniles from a rival school in downtown Baltimore on Thursday afternoon, an attack that comes amid a pitched debate over downtown safety....
| May 22, 2012
| 6:25 PM
The ongoing debate over youth crime in downtown Baltimore has sparked a war of words over race — overshadowing a debate over the police response to disturbances and objections from city politicians who say the issue is vastly overblown.
| May 24, 2012
| 2:44 PM
The owner of a downtown 7-Eleven that was attacked by a mob of youths drawn by a free Slurpee promotion says an envelope filled with the day's receipts — $6,600 in cash — went missing during the melee, according to Baltimore police.
| May 30, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Two Baltimore City high school students were awarded a $1,500 scholarship and paid summer internship at the Maryland Science Center as the recipients of the Maryland Science Center’s Dr. H. Bentley Glass Scholarship, according to a release sent by...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:08 PM
The chance to chronicle a teacher's battle with multiple sclerosis while learning documentary movie-making and earning a slot in a new film competition — it all came together for 18 students at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute with their nonfiction...