Rodgers Forge Elementary School students got to experience working a camera and animating the scoreboard at Camden Yards through their school's library media specialist, who moonlights with the Orioles.
Recently I asked three of my teen-aged great nephews about the last time they’d been assigned to read books written by black authors at their schools. All three answered with a resounding: “never.” Thus far in their educations, not one of their teachers has exposed them to black literature.
The Howard County Education Association, the union that represents more than 5,000 educators in the county’s public schools, has endorsed Democrat Calvin Ball in the 2018 race for Howard County Executive.
Daniel C. Brewington, a veteran Baltimore public schools educator who served in the Army during World War II, died Feb. 24 from congestive heart failure at Arbor Terrace Senior Living in Lanham. The former longtime Northwest Baltimore resident was 95.
Despite pleas for a reversal from students, parents and community members, the Harford County Public Schools administration remains adamant that students cannot participate in a nationwide walkout Wednesday to bring attention school safety and gun control conerns.
Sarah P. Shane, a former teacher, longtime Baltimore Jewish organizer and past president of the largest religious Zionist organization in the U.S., died of heart failure at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem on Feb. 27, one day after the birth of her 35th great-grandchild.
Compared to the $200 million (and counting) that Baltimore County schools are expected to spend on an unproven educational initiative (STAT), an audit of the program would cost mere nickels and dimes. It would be worth it to find out once and for all if it's worth it — an
Otto Begus, a retired professor and former philosophy and religious studies chair at Morgan State University who believed in a liberal arts education, died of complications of dementia and heart failure Feb. 10 at his Tuscany-Canterbury home. The former Waverly resident was 85.
The Democratic leaders of the General Assembly said Thursday that they will support legislation implementing the a broad range of improvements in Maryland’s public schools recommended by a commission Gov. Larry Hogan wrote off the previous day as lost.
The Harford school board approved a $466.2 million fiscal 2018 budget request Monday, adding $100,000 to support the office of Equity and Cultural Proficiency in the wake of a racist incident at Bel Air High School.
Dr. James H. Kelly, former chairman of Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Department of Otolaryngology whose research centered on swallowing disorders, died Thursday from a blood clot at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Ruxton resident was 74.
The Maryland Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ fifth annual Kindness for Paws Art Show at the White Marsh Mall Sunday raised about $3,000 for homeless and hurting animals, officials said.
All states should introduce their students to computational thinking and computer science during their K-12 education. They should incorporate computer science as a graduation requirement at the high school level.
Walter K. Sherwin Jr., a founding faculty member of the University of Maryland, College Park, who established the Ancient Studies Department, died Tuesday from pancreatic cancer at his Charlestown retirement community home. He was 79.