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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • Towson High alum biking cross-country for Ulman Cancer Fund [Towson]

     Towson High alum biking cross-country for Ulman Cancer Fund [Towson]
    Kyle King, 2012 graduate of Towson High School, is participating in a 4,000-mile bike ride from Baltimore to Seattle, Wis., to raise money for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. King, a sophomore at the University of Maryland, College Park,...
  • Pay-to-play ended at Harford Schools [Editorial]

    Pay-to-play ended at Harford Schools [Editorial]
    In a budget of $454 million, the estimated $309,500 that would be generated, had the pay-to-play fees not been ended in the Harford County Public Schools budget for the coming year, amounts to just about 0.07 percent. For the past several years, the...
  • Fewer students, better prospects [Editorial]

    Fewer students, better prospects  [Editorial]
    No one denies Maryland needs a highly skilled workforce to compete successfully in the 21st-century global marketplace. So at first glance it may seem like a bad thing that enrollments in the state's community colleges have fallen sharply over the p ast...
  • Immaculate Conception takes first place in BGE video challenge

    Immaculate Conception takes first place in BGE video challenge
    When Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. representatives came to an assembly at Immaculate Conception School in Towson last week, students thought it was a formality to politely thank them for their entry in BGE's video contest in which elementary schools...
  • Restorative justice for all [Commentary]

    Restorative justice for all [Commentary]
    Restorative justice has been around for centuries both nationally and internationally and has been shown to be effective and to provide positive outcomes among both offenders and victims. Yet, the restorative approach remains underused by our current...
  • State, county officials make pitch for Severna Park High funding

    State, county officials make pitch for Severna Park High funding
    County Executive Laura Neuman said last week that she will work with the county school board and the county's delegation in Annapolis to petition state officials to fund the long-awaited Severna Park High construction project, which is scheduled to...
  • Baltimore teacher ready to take second turn in Mongol Rally

    Baltimore teacher ready to take second turn in Mongol Rally
    In summer 2009, Alex Insel, now 24, and his friend Rich Rinaldi drove a small used Ford Ka 10,000 miles from London to Mongolia on a fundraising adventure known as the Mongol Rally. At the time, he thought it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. He was...
  • $3 million Cockeysville Community Center will strengthen school, neighborhood, officials say

    $3 million Cockeysville Community Center will strengthen school, neighborhood, officials say
    Baltimore County officials on Monday touted the new $3 million Cockeysville Community Center at Padonia International Elementary School as an innovative, collaborative solution to the county's growing school capacity and infrastructure needs. "It's...
  • Harford school board votes to ditch pay-to-play next year

    Harford school board votes to ditch pay-to-play next year
    Members of the Harford County Board of Education voted 7-3 Monday to adopt a $454.1 million proposed operating budget for the 2014-15 school year that also calls for an end to the controversial "pay-to-play" that extracurricular activity and...
  • Cromwell Valley Elementary to become neighborhood school in 2016

    Cromwell Valley Elementary to become neighborhood school in 2016
    Towson community leaders and school advocates are taking stock of the recent announcement that Cromwell Valley Elementary will change from a countywide magnet school to a neighborhood school with a magnet program — the latest piece of the school...
  • After shooting, Howard schools prepare counselors for students

    After shooting, Howard schools prepare counselors for students
    Guidance counselors, crisis teams and support staff will be at the ready Monday morning in Howard County schools to speak with students as needed after the shooting at The Mall in Columbia Saturday that left three dead. "The impact on our community will...
  • Don't leave charter schools behind [Commentary]

    Don't leave charter schools behind [Commentary]
    The people of Baltimore care about inequity. We think about what is fair and right, and together, we have come up with some great solutions to some of the disparities we see in our city. The Baltimore Education Coalition, the ACLU, Baltimoreans United...