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  • Seventh-grader wins countywide spelling bee

    School of the Incarnation seventh-grader Isabelle Simmons outlasted 30 other spellers last week to win the 26th annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee and earn a trip to the national competition later this year. She correctly spelled the word...
  • Brown proposes college loans for children of immigrants here illegally

    Brown proposes college loans for children of immigrants here illegally
    Building on the Dream Act approved by voters in 2012, Democrat Anthony G. Brown proposed Thursday that Maryland provide low-interest college loans to the children of workers who are in this country illegally. Brown's proposal came on a busy day in the...
  • Camera-shy police [Editorial]

    Camera-shy police  [Editorial]
    Say what you will about the abilities of the Baltimore area's law enforcement community, but they sure know how to star in a viral video. The latest is a Baltimore County auxiliary police sergeant who gave an exceedingly hard time to a 21-year-old college...
  • Harford school bus with kids aboard involved in accident near Bel Air

    Harford school bus with kids aboard involved in accident near Bel Air
    A school bus with students aboard was involved in a minor accident near Bel Air Wednesday afternoon. The accident was reported at Red Pump and Vale roads, Richard Gardiner, spokesperson with the Harford County Fire and EMS Association, said. First...
  • Hearing on new Timonium school's boundaries draws fire

    Hearing on new Timonium school's boundaries draws fire
    Wednesday's public hearing on the proposed boundaries for the new elementary school in Mays Chapel illustrated the clear divide between the communities for which the $28 million school is being built to serve. Forty-five parents spoke at the meeting...
  • Howard school board to again focus on wellness policy

    Howard school board to again focus on wellness policy
    "Brain breaks" are becoming part of the Howard County school day, and it's all part of the fight against childhood obesity. The physical activities breaks are part of the Howard County Public School System's implementation of the not-yet-finalized...
  • John Carroll institutes 'cyber days' in place of snow days

    John Carroll institutes 'cyber days' in place of snow days
    The John Carroll School campus might be closed for snow days, but that doesn't mean students aren't in class, albeit safe at home in their pajamas and with their laptops. Officials at the independent Catholic high school instituted "cyber days" –...
  • Mitchell K. Alexander, McDaniel director

    Mitchell K. Alexander, McDaniel director
    Mitchell K. "Mitch" Alexander, director of events services at McDaniel College who earlier had been student activities director, died Feb. 19 at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 56. "We do not have a cause of death and the results of an autopsy are pending,"...
  • Canavan named Harford superintendent

    Canavan named Harford superintendent
    Harford County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Barbara Canavan, 64, was appointed by the Harford County Board of Education to a permanent, four-year position as superintendent during a board meeting Monday night. The newly-appointed school's CEO...
  • As he helps out a local school, Torrey Smith pledges support for Ray Rice, teammates

    As he helps out a local school, Torrey Smith pledges support for Ray Rice, teammates
    Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith spent several hours today at Dickey Hill Elementary/Middle School where he dedicated a literary oasis for its students. Smith, whose foundation created the room in partnership with Scholastic Book Fairs, spoke about the...
  • Howard school board adopts $758.7 million budget request

    Howard school board adopts $758.7 million budget request
    The Howard County Board of Education Tuesday night approved a $758.7 million operating budget request for fiscal year 2015, almost $17 million more than Superintendent Renee Foose proposed earlier this year. The budget includes $21.4 million as a...
  • State seeks to delay using test scores to evaluate teachers

    State seeks to delay using test scores to evaluate teachers
    Amid a developing backlash against fast-paced, state-mandated education reforms, Maryland school officials want to delay the use of student test scores to evaluate teachers for three years. Maryland had committed to using test scores in the evaluations...