| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Another two Towson University students were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning, Baltimore County police said, the latest in a string of such muggings this month.
The two victims had been walking in the 1300 block of Hillsway Court to a friend's...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:47 AM
North County High School junior Jack Andraka is versed enough in the sciences to have created a cancer-detection method that has garnered him worldwide acclaim. But when it comes to knowing Latin and Italian, the Crownsville student isn't quite as...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:11 PM
The journey to a high school diploma for most Maryland students spans four years, 720 days of classes, and a slate of state tests. But for dozens of Baltimore youths, the journey has involved a two-hour trip up Interstate 95, a three-hour exam and a...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:32 AM
While Carroll County students were leaving school Friday and beginning their weekend, Westminster High School junior Jeremy Price was in Washington discussing college affordability and ratings with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Parents of home-schooled and private school children will be able to apply for funds from the recently created Carroll County Education Opportunity Fund in about two weeks after county commissioners unanimously approved the fund's organizational structure...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Say the word "philanthropist" and the names of the wealthy and powerful come to mind.
But philanthropists don't need to make million-dollar gifts to help change lives. Many nonprofits in the Baltimore area thrive by receiving many small gifts —...
| Nov 16, 2013
At the federal courthouse, a judge was swearing in 102 new citizens. In a downtown hotel, the Santa Claus Anonymous charity was having a luncheon. Races were underway at Pimlico, and a shift of Bethlehem Steel workers would soon clock out at Sparrows...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Roland Park Country School has received permission from the Baltimore City Public Schools to open a public charter school for middle school girls in 2015.
Roland Park Country, a girls school, is believed to be the first private school in the nation to...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Ravens defensive end Chris Canty is hosting a free youth leadership conference for area high school students at Dunbar High School.
Through his charitable foundation, Canty is holding a "Healthy Behaviors Leadership Conference" on Dec. 3 from 8:30 a.m....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Even as a child, I loved math.
As a 12-year-old in a Birmingham church in 1963, I found myself much more interested in the math problems in my lap than the speaker at the pulpit. Suddenly, though, he got my attention.
If the children march, the Rev....
| Nov 17, 2013
| 3:30 AM
COLLEGE PARK — In recent weeks, University of Maryland staff members have hiked around their sprawling campus, taking inventory of every field, court and wall where "Atlantic Coast Conference" or "ACC" appear.
There is Byrd Stadium's football...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Dr. Doris R. Entwisle, a professor of sociology and engineering studies at the Johns Hopkins University for nearly half a century and a pioneer in the field of the sociology of education, died Tuesday of cancer at her Towson home. She was 89.