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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • Education, not higher minimum wage, is the answer [Letter]

    Education, not higher minimum wage, is the answer [Letter]
    The minimum wage is a permanent wage for the undereducated, for whom robots and overseas labor have replaced the unskilled work that once paid a living wage ("Not so fast on minimum wage," Feb. 1). Moreover, by permitting students to leave school at age...
  • Pre-kindergarten math lesson [Editorial]

    Responding to a proposal set forth in Gov. Martin O'Malley's recent State of the State Address calling for full day pre-kindergarten being offered across Maryland, Harford County interim Superintendent Barbara Canavan offered conditional support for the...
  • David Craig: The State of Harford County 2014

    The following is the text of Harford County Executive David Craig's State of the County Address delivered to the Harford County Council on Feb. 4, 2014: Good evening Council President Boniface, Members of the County Council, and fellow citizens.  When...
  • Harford's legislative pages helping out in Annapolis

    Harford's legislative pages helping out in Annapolis
    Six Harford County high school are serving as student pages during the 2014 Maryland General Assembly session in Annapolis. This year's local page class includes Karly Horn of The John Carroll School, Natalie Hutcheson of C. Milton Wright High School,...
  • Arbutus Middle School student wins Black History essay competition

    Shara Miller, a student at Arbutus Middle School, has been named the winner in the 27th annual "Champions of Courage" Black History Month Essay Competition presented by M&T Bank, according to a release from Baltimore County Public Schools. Miller, one...
  • Get healthy and go dancing at 50+ Center [North Laurel/Savage]

    February is a busy month for the 50+ Center. All events are open to anyone that is over 50 years of age. The first event will be on Feb. 11 starting at 11:30 a.m. It is the Allied Health Academy Health Fair. Students from the Application and Research Lab'...
  • Gilman School teacher to be Iditarod 'Teacher on the Trail'

    Gilman School teacher to be Iditarod 'Teacher on the Trail'
    When a reporter told Jen Reiter's third graders at Gilman School that he was there to write a story about their teacher's upcoming trip "north to Alaska," the students froze and Reiter exclaimed, "Oh, my God. It's their favorite song ever." The children...
  • Residents: Don't rezone students from Pleasant Plains to Loch Raven Elementary [Letter]

    Thanks to reporter Jon Meoli for his balanced article, "No Accord on Loch Raven Elementary" in the Jan. 22 issue of the Towson Times. We are writing because although we believe the story fairly reported Superintendent Dallas Dance's position, the...
  • Carroll schools to be equipped with new security access systems

    Carroll schools to be equipped with new security access systems
    Visitors to Carroll County Public Schools will start to see something different at county schools this spring. The school system will begin installing new visitor access systems at every school in the county in coming months following a comprehensive...
  • Patience is not always a virtue [Commentary]

    Patience is not always a virtue [Commentary]
    The Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners is currently interviewing for a new CEO. On behalf of downtown parents with children in city schools, I'd like to suggest a few traits the new hire should not have: Patience: Our school system made...
  • Lawmakers target grain alcohol

    Lawmakers target grain alcohol
    Grain alcohol, the cheap, potent booze that has been a staple at college parties for generations, could be outlawed in Maryland as university presidents press lawmakers to ban it. Maryland senators voted Wednesday to forbid the sale of grain alcohol...
  • JHU plan to pay graduate students more but trim their numbers is under fire

    JHU plan to pay graduate students more but trim their numbers is under fire
    Johns Hopkins graduate students and professors are calling for a moratorium on the university's plan to increase stipends for graduate students in the arts and humanities while shrinking their numbers, saying it could stymie research and the free flow...