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100 Years Ago A Look back at 1911 • Baseball was getting very popular, but airplanes were still thought of as just for racing and sport. • Popular books in early 1900s were "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," by Frank Baum, "Up From Slavery,"...
Tags: Ellicott City, Cancer, Flu, Jack London, Ellis Island
In her kindergarten class 17 years ago, Jackie Kearney drew a picture of what she wanted to be when she grew up. The Catonsville resident drew a teacher. This year, that prophesy is a reality as Kearney begin teaching math at Booker T. Washington Middle...
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I believe the 9th needs the combination of skills that I as a teacher bring to the table. It needs understanding, inspiration, and...
The lives of two retired Baltimore educators were remembered by family, friends and former students Wednesday evening on the campus of the college they both attended a half-century ago. The funeral for Donald Ernest Lee Patterson Sr., 77, and Jennye...
They had already been through the public testimony, the email campaigns and, they thought, the political wrangling. Severna Park High School was on track to receive a nearly $107 million to rebuild one of Anne Arundel County's highest-performing schools...
Nothing stops David Berdan from his daily running regimen. Either in between, before or after teaching science to fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders at Garrison Forest School, Berdan is likely to be wearing out another pair of running shoes as he takes a...
Baltimore school officials were wise to suspend the rule stating that only Western High School students accepted at four-year colleges could participate in this year's graduation ceremonies. Given that some Western students' college application efforts...
The day Andrés Alonso dreaded came the Friday before Thanksgiving. For his first year and a half as Baltimore schools chief, the system was showing unprecedented progress. Four decades of enrollment decline ended. Test scores were their best since the...
Sun ReporterMarshall led way to ruling Lawyer: The Baltimore native figured prominently in the Brown case - and in the Maryland actions that presaged it. -------------------- When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown vs. Board of Education that school segregation...
Ronald Jackson's bedroom holds the signs of a young, earnest life cut short too soon in Baltimore. An unboxed computer sits at the foot of his bed -- part of a school project. A news article about a slain middle-school classmate is taped on one wall; a...
Sun reportersHis eyes focused straight ahead, Willis McGahee is running. That might not sound significant, but you have to realize that the past few years, McGahee spent March traveling - Korea, Switzerland, Italy - and waited until mid-April before beginning his...
A 14-year-old girl was fatally shot yesterday morning in a rowhouse in East Baltimore, and police later arrested a suspect, according to a department spokeswoman. The male suspect, 18, who was not identified, was being questioned by homicide detectives...
Tags: Death, Murder, Juvenile Delinquency, Patterson Park
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