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  • More choices for parents and students

    We're heartened by Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's recent remarks suggesting he wants to make charter schools a priority of his administration. Maryland currently has one of the weakest charter school laws in the nation, which has left parents here with fewer...
  • USM formally introduces Caret as chancellor

    USM formally introduces Caret as chancellor
    Robert Caret doesn't begin his tenure as University System of Maryland chancellor until July 1, but he soon will begin meeting with private and public-sector leaders, including Gov.-elect Larry Hogan, to shape his vision for the system. The current...
  • In Maryland in 2014, transgender rights take the stage

    In Maryland in 2014, transgender rights take the stage
    At a meeting between Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in mid-April, Monica Yorkman, one of the city's most prominent transgender activists, refused to mince her words when...
  • Caret described as transformative, assertive leader

    Caret described as transformative, assertive leader
    When Robert Caret was president of San Jose State University, he was credited with reinvigorating an urban campus mired in racial and community tension, and pushed the Silicon Valley college to embrace the Internet. In the same role at Towson University,...
  • Hogan says he'll push for charter schools

    Hogan says he'll push for charter schools
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Wednesday that he is likely to push for changes to make it easier to open and operate charter schools. "We're going to do everything we can to expand the use of charter schools. It's a great idea," Hogan said, adding that...
  • Welcome back, Caret

    Welcome back, Caret
    In selecting University of Massachusetts System President Robert Caret as its next chancellor, the University System of Maryland has kept up a tradition of leadership by those with deep ties to the state and its higher education traditions. Mr. Caret...
  • Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, criminologist

    Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, criminologist
    Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, a criminologist whose career in teaching at various colleges and police academies spanned more than four decades, died Tuesday of cancer at his Catonsville home. He was 88. "During his 40-year career teaching law enforcement officers...
  • Outspoken economist could help shape state's future

    Outspoken economist could help shape state's future
    Economist Anirban Basu seems like he's everywhere, his advice and insights shaping local governments, big companies, educational institutions and, now, as a member of Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's transition team, the state's future. In the decade since he...
  • Garner case shows video is not enough

    Garner case shows video is not enough
    Once again, the criminal justice system has failed this country ("N.Y. officer not indicted in death," Dec. 4). And again, the criminal justice system owes us an explanation. Today, another police officer remained un-indicted for the killing of a...
  • Services set Friday for Carroll state's attorney Jerry F. Barnes

    Services set Friday for Carroll state's attorney Jerry F. Barnes
    A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 1 p.m. Friday at St. John Roman Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St. in Westminster, for Jerry F. Barnes, the Carroll County state's attorney and a Vietnam veteran. He ended his life Saturday at his Westminster...
  • UMBC men's soccer looks to complete underdog run at College Cup

    UMBC men's soccer looks to complete underdog run at College Cup
    Pete Caringi had built a 33-year coaching career on addressing his players as adults rather than scolding them like boys. So it wasn't his first go-round with this type of meeting. It was the third week in October and Caringi's UMBC men's soccer team...