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  • DSS TEST STORY 1 BAL

       Laurence E. Block, a retired Broad Neck High School teacher, responds in this post to the Advanced Placement story that raised questions about an educational system that puts pressure on top students to overload on AP.   By Laurence E. Block...
  • Donald E. McBrien, school pupil services director

    Donald E. McBrien, school pupil services director
    Donald E. McBrien, former director of pupil services for Howard County public schools who earlier held the same position in Baltimore County public schools, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital. The longtime Ellicott City...
  • Improving the business climate benefits universities [Commentary]

    Improving the business climate benefits universities [Commentary]
    About six months ago, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, speaking at the Maryland Competitiveness Coalition's Economic Summit, was asked how Maryland could position itself to compete in this fast-paced global economy. Mr. Freidman's view was that...
  • Arc of Carroll County accepting scholarship nominations

    The Arc of Carroll County is now accepting applications for its Timothy J. Atkinson Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship, established in 2008 to honor the former executive director of the Arc, awards $1,000 to a student who intends to enter a field...
  • Sharon L. Friedlander

    Sharon L. Friedlander
    Sharon L. Friedlander, a much beloved Baltimore County public schools special education teacher, died Jan. 24 of giant cell myocarditis, a rare disease that attacks the heart, at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 59. "Sharon...
  • Howard County students in spotlight at Maryland Thespian Festival

    Howard County theater students from several schools showcased their acting chops last weekend at the 2014 Maryland State Thespian Festival in Calvert County. During the two-day event, more than 800 students from high schools across the state traveled...
  • Singing brings Oakland Mills community together

    Oakland Mills High School senior John Dean didn't join the school's choir until his junior year — a decision he now describes as a mistake he hopes younger students interested in singing don't make. This week, he and fellow choir members will...
  • Help American children value education as much as international students [Commentary]

    Help American children value education as much as international students [Commentary]
    UMBC is home to students from more than 100 countries and to thousands of students who are first- and second-generation Americans. I continually think about the experiences and perspectives these students bring to our campus and to Maryland. One...
  • Bill would curtail Arundel student school board member voting rights

    Bill would curtail Arundel student school board member voting rights
    Students from school districts across the state testified Thursday in opposition to a state Senate bill that would strip the student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education of full voting rights. They presented their arguments to members of...
  • Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin

    Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin
    Inside a drab computer lab at the Johns Hopkins University, a team of researchers is trying to build something that has never existed before: a digital currency that changes hands completely in secret. Its name is Zerocoin. The untraceable currency is...
  • State lawmakers seek task force on pre-K suspensions

    State lawmakers seek task force on pre-K suspensions
    State lawmakers want to form a task force of educators and advocates to look into the issue of pre-kindergarten suspensions, a little-known practice that came to light recently amid a surge in 3- and 4-year-olds being temporarily kicked out of Baltimore...
  • Mount de Sales Academy's second annual 'Pink Out' game

    Mount de Sales Academy's second annual 'Pink Out' game
    The Mount de Sales gymnasium was colored with pink on Friday for the second annual "Pink Out" basketball game to raise money for the St. Agnes Breast Cancer Center. Posters on the gymnasium wall read, "Dream", "Inspire" and "Think Pink". Teachers,...