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  • School board OKs new facilities policy

    The Baltimore County school board unanimously voted Tuesday night to adopt a new policy that gives community organizations and the public more access to using school facilities. The old policy had been the subject of criticism by community groups and...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore County proposes new student discipline code

    Baltimore County school leaders are reconsidering discipline policies that have led to one of the highest suspension rates in the state, saying they want to reduce the number of times students are sent home for minor infractions. A revamped discipline...
  • Trainer Dale Capuano joins the 3,000-win club

    Trainer Dale Capuano joins the 3,000-win club
    Maryland horse trainer Dale Capuano has become the 27th trainer in North American history to win 3,000 races after Father Mudd took Thursday afternoon's ninth race at Laurel Park. “I was pretty proud when I won our first race, so when you get to 3,...
  • Group tries to halt new rules for gifted education

    A proposed regulation governing gifted education in Maryland has come under criticism from opponents who contend it would identify students for the program too early and limit opportunities for minorities and low-income students. A group of education...
  • Clinton Fisk Wells Jr., statistician

    Clinton Fisk Wells Jr., statistician
    Clinton Fisk Wells Jr., a retired U.S. Department of Agriculture statistician and World War II veteran, died Saturday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Oak Crest Village retirement community home. He was 88. Born in San Jose, Calif., Mr....
  • Candidate profile: Student achievement, teachers top Murray's goals in school board race

    The last time David Murray ran for the District 1 seat on thePrince George's CountyBoard of Education, fewer than 1,000 votes separated him and the incumbent, who won re-election. This year, that incumbent is not running. That's the biggest difference...
  • JHU alum establishes charitable trust with $10 million gift

    Leslie C. Norins, a 1958 Johns Hopkins University graduate, has established a charitable trust to fund an exchange program for students and young science faculty between Hopkins and an Australian research center, the university announced Monday. In an...
  • How early is too early for high-schoolers?

    How early is too early for high-schoolers?
    It was hard to tell whether his eyes were actually open when Derek Jones shuffled into his dimly lit kitchen at 5:45 a.m., the smell of bacon in the air. The 16-year-old didn't speak, but took directions from his mother who whispered: "I have your...
  • Man sentenced in scheme that sent 14 homes into foreclosure

    A Bowie man whose fraud scheme sent more than a dozen homes into foreclosure and caused owners to lose more than $1.2 million in home equity was sentenced Thursday to more than three years in prison, prosecutors said. Charles Donaldson, 58, recruited...
  • Grasmick to overhaul teacher training at Towson University

    Grasmick to overhaul teacher training at Towson University
    Several months after Nancy S. Grasmick left her job as state superintendent of schools, Michelle Rhee, the former schools chief in Washington, spoke in Baltimore and let a secret slip. She told the crowd at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall that Grasmick...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, March 18 Environmental education A youth-focused Earth Forum will be held from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, 9325 Presbyterian Circle in Columbia. The forum is to draw attention to the ways local...