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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
A collection of news and information related to Teaching and Learning published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • Loch Raven school construction questioned by planning board, comptroller

    Loch Raven school construction questioned by planning board, comptroller
    Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance faced questions last week from the Baltimore County Planning Board and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot regarding the controversial central area elementary school construction plan. "The...
  • No accord on reopening Loch Raven Elementary

    No accord on reopening Loch Raven Elementary
    Representatives from the Loch Raven Village and the Knettishall communities emerged from a meeting Friday with Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance as strident as ever in their opposition to a plan calling for reopening a school...
  • Loch Raven communities resurrect defunct umbrella council

    Loch Raven communities resurrect defunct umbrella council
    In the face of education and community issues that stretch across traditional neighborhood lines, leaders in the Loch Raven area have joined forces to resurrect the dormant Loch Raven Community Council. "It's been defunct for a number of years,"...
  • Give classroom technology a chance [Letter]

    Give classroom technology a chance [Letter]
    I've been reading about Baltimore County Public Schools' plan to create digital classrooms by giving every student a mobile learning device ("Baltimore County schools begin technology initiative," Feb. 8). I have taken the time to review all articles as...
  • Like/Dislike with Rob Vary, Mount Vernon Ghost Tour guide

    Like/Dislike with Rob Vary, Mount Vernon Ghost Tour guide
    Since moving to Charm City nine years ago, Rob Vary has been quite busy interacting with the many residents of Baltimore — living and not-so living. Vary, 32, is a tour guide for the Baltimore Ghost Tours, which coordinates three ghost tours in...
  • Signs of trouble in county schools? [Editorial]

    Signs of trouble in county schools?  [Editorial]
    Last week's decision by Baltimore County's PTA Council to ask Superintendent Dallas Dance to delay plans to convert all county high schools to an eight-period schedule is noteworthy for a number of reasons. The changeover has produced such outcry from the...
  • Preparation part of reward for Catonsville's Black Saga competitors

    Preparation part of reward for Catonsville's Black Saga competitors
    While there was no topping perfection on Feb. 22 at New Town High School, there was something to be gained from determination for the team from Hillcrest Elementary School. It took the last of three bonus questions to determine the second place winner...
  • Common Core criticized at Howard forum

    Common Core criticized at Howard forum
    A forum on the Common Core State Standards Initiative Sunday In Howard County drew a moderate crowd who listened to a panel of national experts — most of whom were critical of the controversial education reform. Over the course of three hours, the...
  • School board adds step increase for teachers in budget proposal

    School board adds step increase for teachers in budget proposal
    The Anne Arundel County Board of Education voted Wednesday to fully fund teacher salary step increases in this year's operating budget request — a move that is slated to add $6.2 million to the overall $1.04 billion package interim Superintendent...
  • Dance tech-savvy or publicity savvy? [Letter]

    Dance tech-savvy or publicity savvy? [Letter]
    The high profile announcement of Dallas Dance winning the "2014 Tech-Savvy Superintendent Award" by eSchool Media is certainly a curious piece of self-serving publicity. Forget his infamous "fly the plane while it's being built" response to teacher...
  • Gabe McKenzie climbing toward national championship in bouldering

    Gabe McKenzie climbing toward national championship in bouldering
    Gabe McKenzie swayed precariously, hanging from the rock wall by one hand. The 17-year-old let go, falling about 15 feet to the ground. Landing squarely on the mat below, he bounded to his feet and headed back toward another group of climbers for some...
  • New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee

    New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee
    — Newly named to head Baltimore's public schools, Gregory E. Thornton has unfinished business in the district he is leaving behind after 31/2 tumultuous years. Wearing a red T-shirt, he arrived Friday at a school where, to peals of laughter, the...