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  • Students' attitudes toward school are shaped by what happens at home [Letter]

    As a former Baltimore City schoolteacher I read with interest your story regarding workers' compensation for teachers injured by students ("Painful lessons: Run-ins with students take toll on teachers, city finances," Feb. 16). While I was never injured...
  • Almost all school districts in state are out of snow days

    Almost all school districts in state are out of snow days
    It will soon be payback time for Maryland students who have spent those lazy snow days sleeping until 10 a.m., playing with friends and sledding. Twenty-two of Maryland's 24 school districts have already plowed through the days they build into their...
  • Harford schools break snow days bank

    Harford schools break snow days bank
    Harford County Public Schools are out of planned inclement weather make-up days, and school officials say will they need clarification from the state if they need to request a waiver of excused absence for at least two or, possibly, three days. Two more...
  • Arbutus Middle School students collect jeans for homeless teens

    Arbutus Middle School students collect jeans for homeless teens
    Students at Arbutus Middle School are collecting jeans for homeless teenagers as part of a national effort called "Jeans for Teens" that is scheduled to end Sunday. Language arts teacher Rizza Padilla, 31, set up a bin in her classroom for students...
  • Whimsical taxidermy catches on in Baltimore

    Whimsical taxidermy catches on in Baltimore
    This is not your dad's stuffed deer head. After decades of being relegated to man caves and hunting lodges, taxidermy is hip. Three television shows delve into the art of preserving animals, and its practitioners, who are, as you might imagine, a...
  • Emma Halley outstanding in History Day contest [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Emma Halley, a junior at Glenelg High School, was a winner in the 2013 National History Day competition. She received the Outstanding Entry Tied to a Historic Site Award, sponsored by the History Channel, for her Senior Individual Exhibit. Emma's...
  • Gregory Thornton announced as new city schools chief

    Gregory Thornton announced as new city schools chief
    Before a crowd of students, education leaders and activists, new Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton said Tuesday that he was "coming home" to Maryland, where he will take the helm of one of the state's lowest-performing but highest-profile school...
  • Charity is in the jeans for Wilde Lake students

    Charity is in the jeans for Wilde Lake students
    Somewhere among the nearly 500 pairs of donated jeans and khakis that drape the corridors of Wilde Lake High School are a pair with a display of rhinestones on blue denim. Wilde Lake senior Tyesesha Beasley was more than willing to give them away. "My...
  • Bill proposes National One Love Day to bring awareness to dating violence

    Bill proposes National One Love Day to bring awareness to dating violence
    U.S. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger joined the family of slain University of Virginia lacrosse player and Cockeysville native Yeardley Love and Towson University officials Tuesday morning to announce a House of Representatives bill that would make May 3, the...
  • Classic Indian dance uses 'body, mind, spirit'

    Classic Indian dance uses 'body, mind, spirit'
    An anklet decorated with bells jingles as Priyanka Jayanti, a dancer with the Laurel-based Jayamangala School of Dance, stamps her bare feet. The jingling grows louder as Jayanti, 20, quickly leaps toward her fellow dancers, sweeping her arms into the...
  • New school discipline policy will put teachers at risk [Letter]

    Kudos to your reporters for exposing reality as it exists in many schoolhouses ("Painful lessons: Run-ins with students take toll on teachers, city finances," Feb. 16). I realize this expose is part of a long range look into workman's compensation,...
  • Perry Hall student among top winners for Black History Month essay contest

    Perry Hall student among top winners for Black History Month essay contest
    A Perry Hall Middle School student received honors in a recent Black History Month essay competition, according to a news release from Baltimore County Public Schools. Patrick Krack was the second-place winner in M&T Bank's 27th annual "Champions of...