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Being called to a congressional hearing can be an intimidating experience for national leaders, business executives and even elected officials. But Gorman Crossing Elementary School fifth-grader Tobi Arewa is getting used to it. "At first when I am...
Tags: Annapolis, Judges, Language, Teaching and Learning, Culture
The argument could be heard first, neighbors said. Then the police lights began flashing through their windows. Residents in Baltimore's Upton neighborhood, not unfamiliar with police activity, said they peered outside. A man they recognized as a...
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Here's what Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve chairman, said three years ago as the nation's gap between rich and poor widened toward historic levels: "I think it's a very bad development. It's creating two societies. And it's based very much, I think, on...
Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso tearfully announced his resignation Monday, ending a six-year tenure marked by bold yet often divisive reforms and casting uncertainty on the future of the long-troubled school system. Under Alonso's leadership, city...
Coppin State University is moving forward with an $80 million Science and Technology Center that it hopes will boost sagging enrollment despite concerns that the West Baltimore school will not have enough money to operate the building. A ceremonial...
Folly Quarter Middle School in Ellicott City has been in existence only 10 years, but has already gathered a collection of awards and honors that includes a Healthy Howard Gold Award and being designated a "green" school for environmental awareness....
Anyone hearing the ACLU's position on single-sex education would think something troubling is afoot in almost every town in America. The ACLU claims that single-sex education is an unlawful form of discrimination and that its supposed benefits are based...
Perry Hall High School has been awarded a $35,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to assist in its efforts to recover from a shooting on the first day of school. George Roberts, principal of the high school in Baltimore County, said the...
Federal education officials warned Wednesday of deep cuts to school systems such as Baltimore's if lawmakers fail to avert across-the-board spending reductions — leaving local schools uncertain how many teachers and programs they can retain next...
Northwestern High alumni have gone to court to try to stop the Baltimore school from closing, as civil rights activists say the plan is discriminatory because shuttering the institution would disproportionately affect low-income, minority students. The...
Tags: Civil Rights, Renovation, Laws, Annapolis, Teaching and Learning
The Baltimore SunWhen the University of Maryland issues its end-of-year crime report to the U.S. Department of Education — as is required by federal law — it will not include the recent off-campus shooting that left two students dead and another wounded....
An Relay resident attending Catonsville High School and a Catonsville resident attending the Carver Center for Arts and Technology area have been chosen as 2013 candidates for the Presidential Scholars Program. Adam Antoszewski, a senior at Catonsville,...
Tags: Towson, Catonsville
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