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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • Doris A. Singer, educator

    Doris A. Singer, educator
    Doris A. Singer, who worked as a laboratory assistant, college admissions officer and educator, died Jan. 6 of a cerebral hemorrhage at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell, N.Y. The former longtime Charles Village resident was 92. The daughter of an...
  • Mary L. Booker, city principal

    Mary L. Booker, city principal
    Mary L. Booker, who rose through the ranks from classroom teacher to principal while mentoring her peers, died Jan. 9 of multiple myeloma at her Hamilton home. She was 57. "Mary L. Booker was a consummate educator and administrator. She was my principal...
  • Patterson High students write letters to schools CEO

    Patterson High School students had little recourse last week when they were exposed to frigid temperatures in their unheated classrooms -- so they began a letter-writing campaign. The students, mostly juniors and seniors, wrote letters expressing...
  • Howard County parents' questions answered at Common Core session

    Howard County parents' questions answered at Common Core session
    When the deadline to implement the new Common Core State Standards Initiative came at the start of this school year, some districts across the country — and state — treated the change “like a light-switch,” said Howard County...
  • You have not seen it all yet

    No doubt you know that most venerable of usage crotchets, the mistaken English-must-resemble-Latin zombie rule that prohibits prepositions at the end of sentences. Almost equally venerable is the denunciation. In the first edition of A Dictionary of...
  • Amid contention, work begins on Howard schools budget

    Amid contention, work begins on Howard schools budget
    With Superintendent Renee Foose's $742 million operating budget made public last week, the work to review and tweak the proposal has begun for both the Board of Education and a group of appointed citizens — a group that worried some of their purview...
  • Hit-and-run driver strikes, kills student in College Park

    Hit-and-run driver strikes, kills student in College Park
    A 22-year-old University of Maryland, College Park student was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver across from the campus early Friday morning, police said. Cory Hubbard, of Westhampton Beach, N.Y., was crossing the southbound side of U.S. 1 at...
  • Loyola professors trying to buy up Video Americain DVDs

    Loyola professors trying to buy up Video Americain DVDs
    As Video Americain tries to sell its vast stock of 60,000 DVDs, humanities professors at Loyola University Maryland, led by film studies director and associate English professor Nicholas Miller, are pooling their departmental funds and raising money...
  • Md. schools need $100 million in technology upgrades for new testing

    Md. schools need $100 million in technology upgrades for new testing
    Maryland schools will be scrambling to make $100 million in technological and other upgrades to give new state tests aligned with the Common Core standards next year, according to a report to the legislature by the Maryland State Department of Education....
  • Aberdeen, Havre de Grace high schools to be honored for AP test results

    Aberdeen and Havre de Grace high schools will be getting some major recognition today (Friday) for their students' performance on Advanced Placement examinations and academic achievement. The National Math and Science Initiative will recognize...
  • Loyola student diagnosed with possible meningitis

    Loyola student diagnosed with possible meningitis
    A Loyola University Maryland student has been diagnosed with possible bacterial meningitis and is in serious condition at local hospital, school officials said Thursday. Loyola spokesman Nick Alexopulos said the diagnosis is pending laboratory...
  • A local war on poverty [Commentary]

    A local war on poverty [Commentary]
    This administration today, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America. … It will not be a short or easy struggle, no single weapon or strategy will suffice, but we shall not rest until that war is won. The richest nation on...