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  • City College teacher wins Milken Educator Award

    City College teacher wins Milken Educator Award
    The rumor was that the president of the United States was going to appear at Baltimore City College on Thursday, so teacher Mark Miazga swapped his usual polo for a shirt and tie in case he got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity before resuming his day of...
  • A dangerous drink [Commentary]

    A dangerous drink [Commentary]
    As I listened to the conversation in the Maryland Senate regarding the bill to ban extremely high alcohol content beverages (SB-75), one argument said a ban would fail, and we should instead focus on educating our students. Well, incoming freshmen at...
  • Centennial High competition challenges students to pitch product ideas

    Centennial High competition challenges students to pitch product ideas
    They spend hours with gizmos and gadgets, though it's unlikely most Howard County high school students spend much time questioning how the products they love go from idea to "must have." Yet surely some students have pondered whether they, too, could...
  • Tours of mosque promote understanding

     Tours of mosque promote understanding
    Before visiting the American Islamic Association, Gary Kopycinski always tells his religion students the learning experience will make them "bridge-builders" whenever they encounter people of different faiths. The students at Marion Catholic High School...
  • Study says Anne Arundel graduating classes contribute $1.8 billion to economy

    Study says Anne Arundel graduating classes contribute $1.8 billion to economy
    Every year Anne Arundel County high school seniors leave the graduation stage with diplomas — and considerable moneymaking potential — in hand. According to a new study commissioned by the county Board of Education, they aren't the only ones...
  • Turning heads, filling minds at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

    Turning heads, filling minds at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show
    While it would be impossible to miss the cars on display at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, it would be equally difficult to miss the women presenting the vehicles. Just as there’s more to a car than its lines, there is much more to the job of product...
  • It's time to recognize pharmacists as health care providers [Commentary]

    It's time to recognize pharmacists as health care providers [Commentary]
    Students and faculty from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy have an important message for the Maryland General Assembly this year: Empower pharmacists to perform a greater role as health care providers in order to improve health care quality...
  • Character Counts: Madison McCarthy

    Madison McCarthy Age: 14 School: Christa McAuliffe Middle in Boynton Beach Grade: Eighth Hometown: Lake Worth Pillar: Caring After being diagnosed with dyslexia, Madison remembers friends and teachers reaching out to help. Now she's paying it...
  • Snow days sharpen debate over MSA testing [Letter]

    Snow days sharpen debate over MSA testing [Letter]
    This winter's closings and delays in Maryland's schools should give state Department of Education officials time to reflect on the value of statewide testing this year. Last week students in many schools had their first full, five-day week of...
  • Bolingbrook High students hope to cook up a winner

    Bolingbrook High students hope to cook up a winner
    Three Bolingbrook High School students will strut their culinary stuff next month in a statewide competition. Alexandria Browne, Kimberly Bell and Madeleine Morrison, who are members of the school's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America...
  • SAT to drop essay requirement, but colleges might still require it

    SAT to drop essay requirement, but colleges might still require it
    Changes announced Wednesday to the SAT college entrance exam don't necessarily mean all test takers will avoid writing essays. The College Board announced that takers will no longer be required to write an essay beginning in 2016. But essay-writing...