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  • Diplomas in a day [Editorial]

    The city social services workers who sent dozens of local foster care youth to an unlicensed out-of-state religious school that hands out high school diplomas in exchange for a $500 fee and a single day of tests may have thought they were helping smooth...
  • Baltimore can do better for its foster youth [Letter]

    Your report about Baltimore City foster care youth sent to earn high school diplomas at Philadelphia's Crooked Places Christian academy "made straight" a dilemma that the City Council's Education Committee and its partners have long anticipated and...
  • Black college students face persistent gaps, report says

    More black students in California are earning bachelor’s degrees than a decade ago, but enrollment in the state’s public universities is stagnant and many are turning to costly for-profit schools, according to a report released Thursday....
  • 50 years in American education [Commentary]

    50 years in American education  [Commentary]
    Even as a child, I loved math. As a 12-year-old in a Birmingham church in 1963, I found myself much more interested in the math problems in my lap than the speaker at the pulpit. Suddenly, though, he got my attention. If the children march, the Rev....
  • Baltimore through student eyes [Commentary]

    Baltimore through student eyes [Commentary]
    When my family and I moved to this region in the late 1970s, we were struck by how many people made a sharp distinction between "the City" and surrounding counties. In today's global society, the boundaries blur. I hear UMBC students from Moscow to...
  • Black college students face persistent hurdles, report finds

    Black college students face persistent hurdles, report finds
    More black students in California are earning bachelor's degrees than they were a decade ago, but enrollment in the state's public universities is stagnant and many are turning to costly for-profit schools, according to a new report. The road to...
  • Black Hawk fan set to fly

    Black Hawk fan set to fly
    Eleven years ago, a student graduating from Clark Magnet High School harbored a slight interest in the military. Now, that student's military interest has blossomed and she is set to start flying Black Hawk helicopters for the Army. In a case of...
  • Around Town: Golden West gets millions

    Golden West College has been awarded a Title III grant that will give the Huntington Beach campus more than $2.23 million over a five-year period. The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant, known as Access 2 Success, according to a news release....
  • Chinese Language School teaches youngsters aiming to expand their words, worlds

    As Grace Lee Chou rang a brass school bell by hand in the hallways of Loch Raven High School on a recent Sunday afternoon, television sets in many area homes were tuned into the Ravens game and families were busy with typical weekend activities. But six...
  • Roosevelt U senior to make history as commencement speaker

    Roosevelt U senior to make history as commencement speaker
    Roosevelt University senior Danielle Smith will make school history Friday as the first student ever to deliver a commencement address at a university graduation ceremony. The 21-year-old special education major was chosen unanimously out of nine other...
  • Maryland needs podiatrists

    Maryland needs podiatrists
    Most Marylanders are not aware of the shortage of one type medical specialists that will affect health care availability for decades: Podiatrists. Podiatry is the medical specialty that deals with foot and ankle injuries and disease. Don't laugh. This...