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  • Kids count; so do parents [Editorial]

    Kids count; so do parents  [Editorial]
    The Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation is out with its 25th Kids Count data book, measuring the wellbeing of children nationwide across a variety of health, economic, educational and community measures. In some ways, kids are much better off than they were in 1990, when the first book was published, and in some ways they are faring worse. For the good, we can credit a number of wise public policy efforts over the last generation, and for the ill, we can blame macroeconomic and social changes for which we have been unable — or unwilling — to mount a policy response.
  • Students jump hurdles to achieve joint GED, A+ certification

    Students jump hurdles to achieve joint GED, A+ certification
    When Dorsey Brockington learned that he could get his GED diploma and receive a certification in information technology through one program, he jumped at the chance. "I was interested, so I joined," said Brockington, a resident of Randallstown. "I had...

    'Alternative response' is no solution to child abuse [Commentary]

    Earlier this month, The Baltimore Sun published an important story describing the expansion of Alternative Response (AR) across Maryland ("A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland," July 5). The new system assigns child abuse and neglect cases to...

    Pilot program helps students prepare for industry certification

    Nine local residents are about to launch their careers in the field of Information Technology (IT), thanks to a pilot program offered this year by Carroll Community College (Carroll). In January, 2014, Carroll was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Annie...

    A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland

    A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland
    Baltimore is changing the way it handles cases of alleged child abuse and neglect — part of a broad social-services strategy that has been touted by Maryland officials but abandoned in some other states. The new approach, which is designed to...