| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Dyslexia slowed driver Justin Wilson in his pursuit of an education and his auto racing career, but it also was part of the reason he initially spent as much time as he could with the sport and it prepared him for his future.
Auto racing provided...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The welcome lifting of the federal consent decree on Baltimore City Public Schools does not mean all is well for students with disabilities in Baltimore and Maryland — far from it. Yet, the General Assembly rarely pays any attention to the fact that...
| Jun 15, 2011
The Gow School announced that Daniel Scher, of Towson, has chosen to continue his education at Marshall University this fall. Gow is a boarding school for dyslexic young men in grades seven through 12.
Brian Knudsen, of Towson, earned a Ph.D in public...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 10:03 AM
James "Jimmie" Judd, a well-known antiques dealer recalled for his elaborate homes and discerning eye for art, died of prostate cancer Thursday at his Inner Harbor home. He was 82.
Born in Baltimore and raised on East North Avenue at Collington Avenue,...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 12:43 PM
When Scott Weaver's alcoholic father walked away from his family to live on the streets, the then-9-year-old boy found solace in working on an assignment for his fourth-grade class to a create a sculpture from toothpicks.
Forty-two years later, Weaver is...
| Sep 18, 2011
Dr. Joseph Giardina, a retired Baltimore County dentist who was an early advocate for understanding the educational needs of dyslexic students, died of kidney failure Sept. 9 at his Phoenix, Baltimore County, home. He was 82.
Born in Baltimore and raised...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 2:48 PM
What a difference a week can make. From an earthquake to a hurricane to an extra two days of summer vacation, school is finally in session! A First-Day Celebration at Cedarmere Elementary happened on the third day, but parents and teachers alike were just...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 5:19 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
I'm a product of Maryland's public school system. Because of a great elementary school teacher in a great public school, I...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Alexander Hamilton "Ham" Bishop III, a respected headmaster who led five independent schools during his lengthy career in education, died of kidney failure complications Saturday at ManorCare Health Services Dulaney. He was 85 and lived in North...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:20 AM
In the bright sunlight of a late November Saturday, Maryland Institute College of Art sophomore Colleen Collins was keeping company with a 12-foot-tall lion.
The 2009 River Hill High School graduate is a painter. Her latest — and certainly her...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Steven Wehner had overcome dyslexia, a stint in jail on drug charges and the loss of his repair shop on Martha's Vineyard.
Living in the basement of his mother's Rodgers Forge home, he set his sights on his biggest challenge yet: Bringing an IndyCar...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 1:30 PM
McDaniel College freshman Caitlyn McSorley has never let her dyslexia get in the way of helping others. Instead, it was the catalyst for doing so.
"I was diagnosed with dyslexia, and throughout school a lot of the times I felt I was on the receiving...