| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Former State Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick will soon be back on the national stage, where she will host a handful of high-profile figures to discuss the future of public education.
The longtime state education leader--who retired in 2011--will be...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Education observers were split Tuesday on whether the city's school board should launch a nationwide search to replace schools CEO Andrés Alonso or give the job of taking on the district's daunting challenges to his hand-picked successor.
Some, such as...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Even after placing her name in the running to become the next student member of the Anne Arundel County school board, Broadneck High School junior Else Drooff wasn't certain she wanted the job.
In fact, she said so during her campaign speech.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Baltimore County schools should work to more quickly eliminate achievement gaps and ensure that discipline policies are applied consistently to all groups of students, according to recommendations made by the transition team appointed by Superintendent...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Maynard E. Keadle, a retired principal of Dulaney and Perry Hall high schools known for putting his students and faculty first, died of complications from diabetes Tuesday at Manor Care Ruxton. The Timonium resident was 84.
"It seemed that Maynard was...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Baltimore's party season is off and running after getting its kickoff last night with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra gala, which many folks consider the unofficial start to the fall party season. The next three months may be the most intense time of...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 7:42 AM
Members of a commission charged with recommending ways to create a more diverse school board met for the first time Wednesday, discussing voter engagement, ways to attract candidates and measures that have worked in other counties.
County Executive Ken...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 10:39 AM
Margaret Ann Wotthlie Curtis, career-long Baltimore County educator of special needs children, died Aug. 11 of cancer at Dove House in Westminster. She was 71.
Born in Baltimore on Oct. 20, 1939, Mrs. Curtis grew up on Rogers Avenue, and graduated from...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 5:58 PM
As schools opened Tuesday in Anne Arundel County with a record 76,600 students, Bates Middle School sixth-grader Londell Owens said he's looking forward to learning much in his classes "and having fun doing it."
Among those who were in attendance at...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Harry R. Hughes, governor of Maryland, 1979-1987
"Our interactions were not always friendly; that is putting it mildly. … I still call him the mayor. I think most people do. … He really loved Baltimore. I don't think he ever got over that....
| Sep 16, 2011
| 4:44 PM
Anyone peeking in the window at Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's campaign headquarters on Howard Street Friday morning could be forgiven for thinking the mayor's race had ended.
The view included stacks of taped-up moving boxes, cleared desks and a freshly...