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  • Howard schools eye new data warehouse

    The Howard County Public School System is investing in a new data warehouse for student information, and school officials think it will garner attention from the business community. Justin Benedict, director of data management for the school system,...
  • Black males need opportunities, mentors [Commentary]

    Black males need opportunities, mentors [Commentary]
    "I'm reaching out to some of America's leading foundations and corporations on a new initiative to help more young men of color facing tough odds stay on track and reach their full potential." President Barack Obama, 2014 State of the Union address....
  • Police say no threat intended with shotgun brought to South River High

    Police say no threat intended with shotgun brought to South River High
    An 18-year-old South River High School student was charged as an adult Friday on a weapons charge after a shotgun was found in his vehicle at the school, Anne Arundel County Police said. Police said the student had apparently been hunting previously and...
  • Bel Air teen makes crisis bears for kids

    Bel Air teen makes crisis bears for kids
    One John Carroll School senior helps children find comfort during tragic situations by hand making teddy bears to give them. Carley Bynion, 17, of Bel Air, took what started out as her student project and turned it into a labor of love. To graduate,...
  • Frostburg student killed in off-campus house fire

    Frostburg student killed in off-campus house fire
    An early-morning fire swept through a rental house just off the campus of Frostburg State University on Friday, leaving a student dead and destroying the building. University President Jonathan Gibralter wrote in an email to the campus community that...
  • Balto. Co. should invest in teachers, not technology [Letter]

    Balto. Co. should invest in teachers, not technology [Letter]
    I agree with your editors about Baltimore County's plan to provide laptops or tablets to students ("Digital classrooms," Feb. 13). As a veteran Baltimore County teacher, I see the greatest improvements in student achievement coming from smaller classes,...
  • Maryland given federal waiver, won't have to double test students

    Maryland given federal waiver, won't have to double test students
    Maryland was given a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education on Friday that will allow them to avoid double testing several thousand students who are piloting a new test this spring that is tied to the Common Core. Under federal law, all students...
  • MICA names Samuel Hoi as next president

    MICA names Samuel Hoi as next president
    As incoming president of Maryland Institute College of Art, Samuel Hoi is succeeding Fred Lazarus IV, who is retiring this spring after nearly 36 years at the helm of an institution that has seen unprecedented growth and prosperity under his direction....
  • Coppin making progress on overhaul plan, its president says

    Coppin making progress on overhaul plan, its president says
    Coppin State University's president said Friday that the college has accomplished about half the goals in a plan conceived last year intended to boost its graduation rates and enrollment, strengthen its academic programs and improve the way it operates....
  • Experts say Common Core could decrease remedial courses at college level

    Educators at Harford Community College say the new Common Core State Standards, which are being implemented in Harford County Public Schools and across the nation, could dramatically decrease the number of students needing remedial courses when they enter...
  • Thomas R. Foster Jr., city educator

    Thomas R. Foster Jr., city educator
    Thomas R. Foster Jr., a retired Baltimore City public schools deputy superintendent who co-wrote math textbooks, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Parkville resident was 82. Born in Baltimore and raised...
  • Chesapeake Science Point cleared to move ahead with high school program

    Officials from the Chesapeake Science Point Public Charter School in Hanover came to a school board meeting this month eager to discover whether their fledgling high school program would be allowed to continue. Even before the meeting began, they must...