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  • Parents blame politics as Severna Park High goes without fixes

    Parents blame politics as Severna Park High goes without fixes
    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...
  • Dr. Elizabeth A. Edmonds, city school principal

    Dr. Elizabeth A. Edmonds, city school principal
    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. The longtime...
  • Laurel Mill Playhouse's 'Ragtime' unleashes score of Harlem rhythm

    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. But in...
  • Dr. Evelyn P. Valentine, city educator

    Dr. Evelyn P. Valentine, city educator
    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...
  • Occupy Wall Street: The revolution will be puppeted

    Occupy Wall Street: The revolution will be puppeted
    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...
  • Baseball's popularity was on the rise in 1911

    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,"...
  • City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results

    City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results
    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...
  • Ida Elaine Robinson, city teacher

    Ida Elaine Robinson, city teacher
    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...
  • Catonsville resident starts Teach for America

    Catonsville resident starts Teach for America
    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...
  • District 9: Abigail Breiseth

    District 9: Abigail Breiseth
    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...
  • Services held for educators who died in house fire

    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...
  • Walking at Western commencement

    Walking at Western commencement
    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...