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Booker T. Washington

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  • City schools make up list of state's "persistently dangerous" for 2013

    City schools make up list of state's "persistently dangerous" for 2013
    Eight Baltimore City schools were named to the state's "persistently dangerous" list for 2013, after noting high numbers of suspensions for the most violent or harmful offenses. The list, which federal law requires to be reported every year, was...
  • Students sound off on need for more school programs

    Students sound off on need for more school programs
    Students at two Baltimore schools were tapped for advice about how to keep children off the street and in the classroom this year, as a campaign revs up at City Hall to engage and protect the city's youths. Students at Maritime Industries Academy High...
  • At growing SEED School, Ed Reed's impact endures

    At growing SEED School, Ed Reed's impact endures
    It's a gorgeous September afternoon, and students at the SEED School of Baltimore are spending it just like countless peers across the country — donning their home colors to play a game of football. Classmates drift across campus to watch, sitting...
  • Juanita S. Robinson, nurse

    Juanita S. Robinson, nurse
    Juanita S. Robinson, a retired registered nurse who enjoyed traveling, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 76. Juanita Saxton was born and raised in Norfolk, Va., where she graduated in 1955 from Booker T....
  • Ed Reed on suspension being overturned on appeal: 'It's a shame it even came to this point'

    With his one-game suspension for repeated illegal hits overturned and being allowed to play Sunday against the San Diego Chargers, Ravens free safety Ed Reed expressed gratitude for arbitrator Ted Cottrell granting his appeal and to his organization and...
  • Ravens safety Ed Reed wins appeal, will play Sunday in San Diego

    Ravens safety Ed Reed wins appeal, will play Sunday in San Diego
    Ravens safety Ed Reed said that he was grateful that his one-game suspension for repeated violations of the rule prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players was lifted Tuesday after his appeal. As a result, Reed will be on the field...
  • It's the end of an era for Ed Reed, Ravens

    It's the end of an era for Ed Reed, Ravens
    How are reporters and editors view Ed Reed signing with the Houston Texans: Jeff Zrebiec, Ravens reporter: It is obviously a sad day for Ravens' fans and for good reason. Reed is one of the best players in franchise history and a sure bet Hall of Famer....
  • 'Promise Heights' project in West Baltimore receives $500,000 grant

    'Promise Heights' project in West Baltimore receives $500,000 grant
    The U.S. Department of Education has awarded nearly $500,000 for activists to offer West Baltimore children holistic services from "cradle to college to career," under the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative. The Promise Neighborhoods...
  • Remembrance at Baltimore's Mount Auburn Cemetery

    Remembrance at Baltimore's Mount Auburn Cemetery
    Dressed in the traditional garb of a Civil War Union soldier, Vince Vaise led the two dozen marchers through Mount Auburn, Baltimore's oldest African-American cemetery. Sword drawn, and a stoic look upon his face, Vaise and his followers snaked...
  • William N. Tate, concrete worker

    William N. Tate, concrete worker
    William Nathaniel Tate, a retired concrete worker and Korean War combat veteran, died of heart disease Feb. 16 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The former Park Heights resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Division Street, he attended Booker T....
  • Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill

    Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill
    Barbara Shapiro's love affair with Druid Hill Park dates to her childhood, when she passed through it daily on the way from her Ashburton home to old School 49 on Cathedral Street. And even when construction of Druid Park Lake Drive in the 1940s and...
  • Ruth M. Land, educator

    Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93. The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...