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Woodlawn (Baltimore, Maryland)

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  • City Council poised to ban machines that give cash for phones

    City Council poised to ban machines that give cash for phones
    In an attempt to provide thieves one less outlet to collect cash for stolen cellphones, the Baltimore City Council is poised to vote Monday to ban automated kiosks that give money on the spot for used electronics. Council members threw aside a...
  • A different perspective on AP courses

    Reporter Liz Bowie's lengthy analysis of Advanced Placement courses in Baltimore County Public Schools generated a lot of discussion at Eastern Technical High School, a National Blue Ribbon School with some of the highest AP scores in the county and state...
  • County schools set up kids to fail

    In her investigative report on the results of Maryland's expansion of student participation in the College Board's Advanced Placement program, Liz Bowie presented a comprehensive picture of the failure of this initiative to fulfill its promise. To the...
  • Redesigning Baltimore: Planners envision new development among mass transit stations

    Redesigning Baltimore: Planners envision new development among mass transit stations
    Baltimore planners want to invite development around mass-transit stations where individuals and families can live, shop and commute without having to get behind the wheel of a car — part of a proposal to modernize the city. In the 350-page,...
  • Woodlawn High to be part of massive broadband project

    Woodlawn High to be part of massive broadband project
    Students and teachers at Woodlawn High gathered Wednesday as Baltimore County officials announced their school would be part of a regional high-speed broadband fiber optic network project meant to increase Internet speeds, improve access to data and...
  • With state help, Kamenetz seeks air conditioning for more schools

    With state help, Kamenetz seeks air conditioning for more schools
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz says he will ask the County Council for $17.2 million to fund air conditioning in five schools in Woodlawn, Middle River, Windsor Mill, Pikesville and Parkville. The state Board of Public Works on Wednesday...
  • The Hollywood version of Advanced Placement

    The Hollywood version of Advanced Placement
    Sometimes Hollywood is good at weaving myths that tap into our society’s common narrative of the American dream. A 1988 movie called "Stand and Deliver" told the story of one year in the classroom of a teacher, Jaime Escalante, who was able to...
  • Maryland schools have been leader in Advanced Placement, but results are mixed

    Destiny Miller went online this summer to check one last set of grades from her senior year at Woodlawn High School — scores on three Advanced Placement exams. The 18-year-old sat alone on her bed waiting for the scores to appear on her...
  • County police identify man fatally shot by officers in Woodlawn

    County police identify man fatally shot by officers in Woodlawn
    Baltimore County police on Wednesday identified a man fatally shot by officers and a second person who was charged following a burglary in the Woodlawn area. Police identified Allen Harvey Jr., 23, of Fairfax Road in Baltimore as the man who was killed...
  • Baltimore County Police highlight forensic equipment

    Baltimore County Police highlight forensic equipment
    A day after forensic equipment was used on the scenes of a pair of shootings in Baltimore County, the county police department's most technologically advanced equipment was on display at an event marking National Forensic Science Week. Police Chief...
  • Fatal police-involved shooting reported in Woodlawn

    Fatal police-involved shooting reported in Woodlawn
    One person was killed and two others injured in two separate police-involved shootings that took place hours apart Tuesday in Baltimore County and Baltimore City. In the first incident, Baltimore County police were called to the 5400 block of Dogwood...
  • Social Security without permanent leader

    Social Security without permanent leader
    Six months after former Social Security Administration commissioner Michael J. Astrue left his post, the Obama administration has yet to nominate a replacement — leaving a leadership gap as the agency wrestles with shrinking budgets and hard...