With the debate over raising the nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling heading into its final stretch, President Barack Obama will visit the University of Maryland on Friday for a town hall meeting the White House said will be focused on the economy
As the Baltimore school system attempts to rebound from a series of cheating scandals and its first significant test score decline in years, leaders are looking at how to address a worrisome possibility: They've hit a wall in educating children.
Across the country, teachers and other staff members have been accused of sharing test questions in advance with students, watching over their shoulders as they take tests to point out wrong answers and correcting their mistakes, all to inflate scores and satisfy federal and state mandates.
Former governor, comptroller and Baltimore mayor William Donald Schaefer lay in state in the Maryland State House rotunda this morning under the guard of two state troopers standing at the foot and head end of the closed casket draped with an American flag.
By By Meredith Cohn, Arthur Hirsch and Raven L. Hill and The Baltimore Sun
TV viewers know Duff Goldman isn't afraid of a little risk. But as his popular Food Network show "Ace of Cakes" winds down, can he export his quirky Baltimore brand to the sunny environs of Los Angeles?