| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Terrell Carr and his mother, Niesha Carr, have loved his experience at William C. March Middle School. From the Arabic classes in which he's excelled to the quality of the instruction, both have nothing but good things to say about the school. And they...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 5:21 PM
A Baltimore school staff member was injured Monday during an altercation with a woman who pulled out a knife when she was informed she couldn't visit a student, according to city school officials.
The school system lauded the rapid actions of school...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Baltimore city school officials acknowledged this week that lax employee verification protocols may have contributed to a temporary employee -- who was recently arrested on charges he impregnated a 15-year-old girl in Harford County -- taking on a...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The Baltimore school system failed to follow its policies when hiring a temporary employee who allegedly misrepresented himself as a child therapist and is now charged with raping a teen.
City school officials said Shawn Nowlin, a 27-year-old arrested...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 11:59 AM
W.E.B. DuBois High School is the latest to win the Mayor's Attendance Campaign competition, after its ninth-grade class increasing its daily attendance by nearly 11 percentage points.
The school was surprised with the honor--which includes a dance party...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:32 PM
In a long-sought victory for Baltimore, the Maryland Senate approved a $1 billion financing plan Friday for an unprecedented systemwide drive to rebuild and renovate the city's crumbling school buildings.
The measure passed easily on a bipartisan vote of...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:34 PM
It was a Good Friday indeed for Baltimore city school students--who in the next few years will begin seeing their dilapidated school buildings undergo a major facelift.
An unprescedented $1 billion financing plan that will renovate or rebuild roughly 50...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Updated at 2:20 p.m.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told our City Hall Reporter Luke Broadwater that she could barely contain her excitement upon learning that the school construction bill would pass.
"I was so excited last night I was running...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Following a two-month impasse, the Baltimore City school board voted Tuesday to extend a one-year contract to the operators of Baltimore Talent Development High School.
The school board voted unanimously, with one recusal, to allow the Center for Social...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:30 AM
What a bombshell — more corruption in the state of Maryland ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24).
From what I read, we really do have the inmates running the asylum. It seems that public safety department secretary Gary D. Maynard is totally...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A year ago, city officials left Annapolis distraught, their plans to obtain massive funding for school construction in the General Assembly’s trash bin.
What a difference a year makes.
On Wednesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Schools...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 3:24 PM
A mathematics educator whose students have consistently scored among the highest in Baltimore and Maryland on state assessments was named the city's 2012 Teacher of the Year.
Bradley Nornhold, a seventh- and eighth-grade math teacher at the high-...