| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:42 PM
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...
| May 17, 2011
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 8:11 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Ida Elaine Robinson, a retired teacher who worked for more than 30 years at a Northwest Baltimore elementary school, died of complications of kidney failure March 14 at Sinai Hospital. She was 77.
She was born Ida Elaine Page at her parents' Robert...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Dr. Elizabeth A. "Betty" Edmonds, a longtime city public school principal who was fearless in her efforts to straighten out troubled schools and later joined the faculty of Coppin State University, died May 21 of pneumonia at Sinai Hospital.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:24 AM
The Laurel Mill Playhouse had plenty of unexpected drama to compete with June 1, as storms interrupted transportation and threatened to drop tornadoes during its run of "Ragtime — The Musical," directed by Michael Hartsfield, of Laurel.
| Jun 18, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Dr. Evelyn P. Valentine, a veteran Baltimore public school educator who was founder of the Pasteur Center for Strategic Management Ltd., died Thursday of heart disease at her Northeast Baltimore home.
She was 77.
The daughter of a furniture maker and...
| 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...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Earlier this month, the left-wing magazine The Nation highlighted Joe Therrien as a symbol of the Occupy Wall Street movement. A New York City public-school drama teacher, Therrien was frustrated with the shortcomings of the school system. So he quit...
| Dec 26, 2011
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,"...