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Nancy Grasmick

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  • Grasmick's education legacy not so stellar

    It was so refreshing and delightful to read Marta Mossburg's recent column peeling back years of carefully crafted veneer to expose Nancy Grasmick's true legacy and set the record straight ("Maryland's uneducated graduates," May 11). Ten years ago, I...
  • Schaefer honors friends, institutions in will

    Schaefer honors friends, institutions in will
    William Donald Schaefer's ability to surprise, delight and confound was on display again Tuesday with the public release of his last will and testament, which showered bits of his $2.4 million estate on devoted aides, friends and institutions....
  • No more time to lose

    No more time to lose
    Having won a windfall of federal education dollars as a result of its successful Race to the Top application, Maryland is now faced with putting into practice the sweeping changes it promised to make in the way its teachers are evaluated. But the state...
  • Dance will be guest teaching in middle and high school classrooms

    When Interim State Superintendent Bernard Sadusky decided to waive the state law to allow Baltimore County to hire S. Dallas Dance to be the next school superintendent, he gave it on the condition that Dance be a guest teacher in a middle and high...
  • Dallas Dance says he supports board's decision to build school in Mays Chapel

    Dallas Dance says he supports board's decision to build school in Mays Chapel
    In a meeting with the editorial board of The Baltimore Sun, the next Baltimore County schools chief, S. Dallas Dance, said he supports the controversial decision to build a new school in Mays Chapel. The school, he said, is needed to relieve overcrowding....
  • Maryland ranked no. 1 in schools again

    Maryland ranked no. 1 in schools again
    Maryland schools have been ranked No. 1 in the nation by a leading education publication for the fourth year in a row, earning a grade of B+ compared to the national average of C. The rankings by Education Week have been promoted by Gov. Martin O'...
  • Stop blaming teachers for poor student performance

    Stop blaming teachers for poor student performance
    The Baltimore City Council, spurred by Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, deserves praise for its resolution endorsing the Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action, to be held in Washington, D.C., on July 30. This march, and the national attention it...
  • State to evaluate teachers on student progress

    Maryland moved Monday to begin evaluating teachers based in part on how well their students learn their lessons — a significant change that will be tried first in seven school districts, including Baltimore city and county, this fall. The decision,...
  • City schools pay $14 million overtime in four years

    City schools pay $14 million overtime in four years
    The cash-strapped Baltimore school system has paid more than $14 million in overtime over the past four years, mostly to its understaffed police force and hundreds of temporary employees who have filled gaps created by CEO Andrés Alonso's plan to shrink...
  • Baltimore County school superintendent job draws about 40 candidates

    An Air Force squadron commander who grew up in Middle River and graduated from Baltimore County public schools is among those who have applied to be the school system's next superintendent. Timothy T. Tenne, 42, has no experience in education but said he...
  • Cheating, tampering found in city schools

    Cheating, tampering found in city schools
    Widespread cheating on state assessment tests has been uncovered at two Baltimore elementary schools, state and district officials are expected to announce today. Investigators with the state Department of Education found that Maryland School...