| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Once students hurled computers out the windows at Calverton Middle School, but today they are learning on state-of-the-art technology that has flooded into the West Baltimore school. Once teachers couldn't wait to transfer out of a place where students...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:27 AM
In an earlier era, Dr. Benjamin Carson's speech before the National Prayer Breakfast last week would have been a really big deal rather than mere fodder for a brief squall on Twitter and cable news.
Born in crushing poverty to an illiterate single...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 1:47 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 6:18 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 8:42 PM
Handing out turkeys and pumpkin pies Tuesday night at Booker T. Washington Middle School in Baltimore, Ravens free safety Ed Reed said he never forgets his humble roots growing up in Louisiana.
"I'm from neighborhoods like this one in the inner city,"...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:45 PM
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....
| Nov 22, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Anthony Clark hadn't even gotten a plate of food and already he was overcome with emotion, just seeing friends, having a medical student check his blood pressure and knowing hundreds of people had given their time to make sure those needier had a taste of...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 3:31 AM
"Wicked" strikes many a chord, and not just during its catchy songs. It also speaks to issues of prejudice and intolerance.
"Outsiders tend to get bullied," said the musical's producer, Marc Platt. "And Elphaba" — aka the Wicked Witch of the West...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:46 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:27 AM
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...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:41 AM
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...