| Jul 19, 2013
Dr. Joan Mele-McCarthy, head of the Summit School in Edgewater, will present a discussion on the history, diagnosis and defining differences, and plan of educational action for those with dyslexia from 8:45 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Noah's Ark Academic Tutoring, Inc. in Jarrettsville celebrated its 16th business anniversary on June 1.
The tutoring establishment was founded by and continues to be operated by Michelle L. Hoppe of Norrisville.
Academic tutoring services are...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Everyone who meets Jonathon Scott Fuqua has the same question: How in the world does he do it?
Fuqua recently explained how a dyslexic author taught himself to write and how a colorblind painter has learned to "see" green and red.
Many writers begin a...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:13 AM
When Jonathon Scott Fuqua was 13 years old, he and his older brother put on their swimming trunks and went surfing during a Florida hurricane.
The wind bent the palm trees rimming the Gulf of Mexico nearly double, like boomerangs. The teens were...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In the wake of the departure of Andrés Alonso, a commanding CEO for the past six years, Baltimore City school bells may be ringing a different tune this year. And listeners will be wondering: Will his bold legacy last?
His best-known institutional...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Edith M. "Edie" Patterson, a former St. Paul's School educator, died Aug. 1 of an autoimmune disease at The Highlands, a retirement community in Topsham, Maine. The longtime Homeland resident was 81.
The daughter of an insurance executive and a...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Mary N.C. Redd, a retired city public schools educator and active volunteer, died Aug. 17 of a cardiac arrest at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Ashburton resident was 88.
The daughter of a doctor and a homemaker, Mary Cornelia Nixon Camper was born at...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Patricia E. Sadowski, a retired Baltimore County public schools reading specialist and music lover, died Sunday from congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Oak Crest Village resident was 76.
"Pat worked with children who were...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Debora Coates-Consugar has a penchant for making math simple and enjoyable for students at Summit School, an Edgewater-based, not-for-profit education center for children with dyslexia and other learning problems.
But sometimes the math department chair...
| Apr 16, 2013
Mavis S. "Sherry" Sheedy, a retired Baltimore public schools art teacher and longtime museum docent, died April 4 of congestive heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.
The Reisterstown resident was 74.
The daughter of a civil engineer...
| Mar 16, 2012
Hearts & Homes for Youth
Volunteers 18 and older are needed for tutoring, mentoring, internships, renovation projects, recreation sponsors, office assistance and beautification projects. The organization helps troubled children and youths who are abused,...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:33 PM
State education leaders say proposed legislation that would force local school systems to continue funding a federal tutoring program could derail their efforts to gain relief from the mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act.
Lawmakers are debating...