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  • Brown proposal for closing the achievement gap

    Brown proposal for closing the achievement gap
    Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown pledged Tuesday to adopt a variety of new educational initiatives that take aim at reducing the achievement gap by extending support to struggling families.
  • Expanding the school day

    Expanding the school day
    As Baltimore school board officials search for a new city schools CEO, they might do well to note the big gains in student achievement at schools in the District of Columbia where educators have made a longer school day part of the reform effort. It's...

    Longer school days can boost student achievement

    We applaud your recent editorial advocating the Baltimore City Public Schools examine extended school days as a way to boost student achievement ("Expanding the school day," Aug. 26). Models like the Harlem Children's Zone are excellent examples of...

    Next schools CEO will have a foundation of community support on which to build

    Next schools CEO will have a foundation of community support on which to build
    We wholeheartedly agree with The Sun's recent editorial urging the Baltimore City school board to seek a superintendent whose strategy will take into account the "issues of poverty, violence and family instability" that affect student performance ("...

    'Whatever it takes' for Baltimore schools

    'Whatever it takes' for Baltimore schools
    As Baltimore Board of School Commissioners conducts a national search for a new leader to replace outgoing schools CEO Andrés Alonso, it must consider is what further changes are needed to build on the reforms he initiated. Specifically, it needs to ask...