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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • 'Feed these kids,' governor tells Harford school officials

    'Feed these kids,' governor tells Harford school officials
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says Harford County Public Schools need to feed breakfast to more of their low income students. O'Malley wanted to deliver that message in person to school officials when they attended the annual Board of Public Works annual...
  • Study says Anne Arundel graduating classes contribute $1.8 billion to economy

    Study says Anne Arundel graduating classes contribute $1.8 billion to economy
    Every year Anne Arundel County high school seniors leave the graduation stage with diplomas — and considerable moneymaking potential — in hand. According to a new study commissioned by the county Board of Education, they aren't the only ones...
  • Carroll schools dealing with 'intermittent issues' after cyberattack

    Carroll schools dealing with 'intermittent issues' after cyberattack
    A cyberattack that forced Carroll County Public Schools to shut down its network Feb. 25 has continued to cause "intermittent issues" with Internet speeds, but it has not disrupted instruction, school officials said Thursday. Shortly after 9 a.m. Feb....
  • Snow days sharpen debate over MSA testing [Letter]

    Snow days sharpen debate over MSA testing [Letter]
    This winter's closings and delays in Maryland's schools should give state Department of Education officials time to reflect on the value of statewide testing this year. Last week students in many schools had their first full, five-day week of...
  • SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning

    SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning
    The SAT — that anxiety-provoking test required for so many college applications — is being redesigned to focus more on classroom learning and less on brain teasers. The College Board announced Wednesday that its revised SAT will be ready in...
  • 'Show me your friends, and I'll show you your future,' Clarett tells student-athletes

    'Show me your friends, and I'll show you your future,' Clarett tells student-athletes
    Maurice Clarett took the microphone and worked his way down the stairs on the left side of the stage of the Frederick Douglass auditorium. He wasn't going to put himself on a pedestal, he was going to tell his story about hitting rock bottom, from the...
  • Sister Dolores Baumgartner, educator

    Sister Dolores Baumgartner, educator
    Sister Dolores Baumgartner, a retired parochial school and orphanage principal during her 74 years as a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, died of a heart attack Thursday at her order's Maria Health Care Center in the Woodbrook section of...
  • College hosts middle, high school career expo

    College hosts middle, high school career expo
    The 21st Century Education Foundation, in partnership with Anne Arundel Community College, will sponsor its seventh annual Career Expo on March 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Jenkins Gymnasium on the college’s Arnold campus. The expo will...
  • JHU's conflicting approaches to academic freedom [Commentary]

    JHU's conflicting approaches to academic freedom [Commentary]
    "Freedom of expression is the heartbeat of our university," Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels and Provost Robert C. Lieberman declared in an email this month announcing a new Task Force on Academic Freedom that will formulate an...
  • Hopkins professor is slandered posthumously [Letter]

    Bridget Kustin slandered the late Professor Arthur O. Lovejoy when she wrote that he "embraced McCarthyism" ("JHU's academic 'freedom,'" Feb. 25). He did not. I speak as a student activist at Johns Hopkins University during the McCarthy years. Many...
  • Council wants hearings on school violence

    Council wants hearings on school violence
    City lawmakers said Monday that they were shocked by newly published reports of school violence and plan to hold hearings to address the hundreds of injury claims filed by teachers. Mary Pat Clarke, chairwoman of the City Council's education committee...
  • A time for best wishes [Editorial]

    A time for best wishes [Editorial]
    Only time will tell if Barbara Canavan is up for the job of superintendent of Harford County Public Schools, and during her tenure as interim superintendent, she's managed to do a thing or two worthy of criticism. This, however, is not the time to focus...