Net gain for a beleaguered governor Computer initiative in schools may offer boost for Glendening
Number of seniors meeting service requirement up
Boiler system review is urged Bell wants inspection of schools separate from city-paid firm
Glendening-Grasmick relationship tense School chief mentioned as possible candidate for governor's job
City, state 'partners' may square off in court Schools: Opening Baltimore schools Wednesday will seem quite a feat amid city and state officials' differences over management and funding of the system.
Plenty of firsts on schools' 1st day Some pupils get lost, or join 'big' school; others enter unknown
Schmoke erupts over school aid Mayor criticizes Glendening as state freezes $5.9 million; 'Tempers flare a bit'; Law was passed to force city toward partnership with state
Deal to aid city schools unraveling Key lawmakers call Schmoke-Glendening accord inadequate; Baltimore mayor defiant; Grasmick, Riddick doubtful; Schmoke expects court battle
Schmoke says he supports Amprey Mayor tells Cabinet to ignore reports deal forces out schools chief
Smoothing the way to Dundalk High Teams of educators visit youths in homes in unique Md. effort
On slot machines, a tale of levers and leverage Schmoke, Glendening went from critics to backers in just a year
Taking city schools down a road to nowhere
Grasmick threatened to remove Twombly School board member left before misconduct charges were aired
Doubts shadow accord on schools Schmoke-Glendening agreement leaves other leaders in dark
Balto. Co., Harford teachers compete for award 2 educators are among 7 in Maryland as finalists
Schmoke says slots deal is done Mayor says governor promises Baltimore at least $25 million; Key lawmakers informed; Schools would benefit; deal not quite firm, Glendening aide says
Fund plan for schools under study State board gets look at $3 billion package
Toward an agreement on city schools Partnership: Mayor and governor must also satisfy state board and lawsuit plaintiffs.
School board rifts shoved Twombly out Self-declared maverick clashed often over costs, work quality; 'A lot of real concerns'; Central office staff, board say he meddled; teachers laud his effort
Controversy plagues Somerset schools Federal verdict latest in series of troubles
Former principal files civil suit over 'fall guy' role in sex case Relegated to desk job, Carducci asks $15 million
Md. education board OKs reform plans for six city schools Proposals previously were deemed inadequate
Twombly resigns from school board His announcement is two-word letter saying, 'I resign'; 'It was too frustrating'; Six-year veteran adds a three-page memo suggesting changes
Settling for the governor's job Contender: Harford County Executive Rehrmann may now target Glendening after Goldstein, the entrenched comptroller, announces he'll run again.
Putting pupils to the test in 2004 Reform: Maryland's tests get tougher in eight years. The higher standard creates a debate over a politically loaded question: How hard will it be to pass?
Balto. Co. school chief is resigning Disney leaves in July after serving year as school board president; He cites family, job pressures; His parting statement fails to mention several controversies
State offers city schools raise in aid In return, Baltimore would drop lawsuit, reform management; 'There's a long way to go'; Proposal renews talks that also could benefit seven other districts
What we are doing right
Officials foresee larger classes $424.5 million budget leaves little flexibility for schools' plans
City may owe Md. millions from aid Tentative findings indicate school funds were overpaid
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A test with no standards, that is itself a standard
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The mayor's famous victory
State rejects reform plans of six schools Maryland board gives city officials a month to improve proposals; Takeover option seen closer; 29 other facilities OK'd 'conditionally with modifications'
State board approves plan for Van Bokkelen
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Howard High to help guide ailing schools Statewide program will pair successes with poor performers; Among best in country; Problems, challenges overcome on path to present success
Music kids will suffer in Arundel
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They're killing culture for a meaningless test
Some parents skeptical of test's value and goals Confusing: Six years after MSPAP's launch, state officials still are educating parents, teachers and principals about it.
Head of the class Trendsetter: Maryland's move to raise the standards in its public schools puts it at the forefront of educational reform nationwide.
Best-managed county in Maryland? Other suburbs struggle more to meet budget, supply infrastructure.
Governor criticizes student's expulsion Glendening suggests controversy may slow Balto. Co. school aid
40,000 students receive free books State reading campaign targets disadvantaged
Parent discontent fuels home schooling Number of students taken out of schools quadruples since '90; 8,098 pupils taught at home; High cost of private tuition is cited as another factor
State school board backs teacher development plan Proposal would refine vocation's guidelines
Schools to get $12 million in emergency aid Glendening acts as talks are renewed on state takeover; City to back off on lawsuit; Key legislators agree to free $5.9 million in frozen funds
Students will learn their lessons on-line Linked: Bell Atlantic to help provide Logan Elementary School teachers and children with computers in class and home.