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  • Learning Matters: Kudos to workers trying to close the gap

    Learning Matters: Kudos to workers trying to close the gap
    It seems wherever I go in the realms of education and career, I'm being urged to "mind the gap." As London signs alert passengers to step carefully over the gap from platform to train, I've been directed to pay attention to the skills gap, gaps in...
  • Arundel community grants awarded from Maryland Live Casino gaming tax

    Arundel community grants awarded from Maryland Live Casino gaming tax
    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced Wednesday that the Video Lottery Facility Local Development Council selected 12 recipients to receive a total of $249,344 in community grants, derived from the Maryland Live Casino gaming tax. The...
  • Forum on proposed charter academy draws hundreds

    About 200 people attended a special school board meeting Monday night at which about 40 people addressed school officials with concerns about the potential opening of a charter school later this year, with many of them fearing the school would focus on...
  • Facts about Bess Altwerger

    Bess Altwerger Age: 62 Occupation: Professor of Graduate Reading Education, Towson University (25 years, recently retired, currently Adjunct Professor) Education: Doctorate in Education, Concentration in Literacy and Linguistics University of...
  • Evie Magnante September 28, 1938 - May 3, 2014

    Evie Magnante <br/> September 28, 1938 - May 3, 2014
    Evie Magnante passed peacefully into eternal life on Saturday, May 3, 2014, surrounded by her loving husband and sons. She was born on September 28, 1938, in Los Angeles, to Antonio and Clotilda Vernetti. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1957 and...
  • California State PTA adopts homework resolution initiated by Burbank parents

    The California State PTA adopted a resolution this month that stems from work developed by parents at John Burroughs High School who examined how homework has affected fellow parents’ and their children’s lives. When the John Burroughs High...
  • PTA: GUSD conducting survey relating to foreign languages

    The Glendale Unified School District is conducting a survey to assess interest in foreign languages. Parents are encouraged to participate in this online survey as to what foreign language their son or daughter will most likely study when they enter...
  • Donated clothes to help District 15 families

     Donated clothes to help District 15 families
    Families in Community Consolidated District 15 have been able to turn to a donation-stocked coat closet if they need winter gear, but starting in the fall, all kinds of clothing will be available for free. The new Community Closet at Gray M. Sanborn...
  • Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions

    Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions
    With the focus on concussions in young athletes intensifying across the nation, the White House on Wednesday unveiled a raft of initiatives aimed at preventing mild traumatic brain injury and improving its diagnosis and treatment in children. Readying...
  • Facts about Sandra French

    Sandra H. French Age: 70 Occupation: Retired Educator Education: A.B. Mulhenberg College, English major with Education and Spanish minors Postgraduate work at Loyola College, 30 credits in English and Education Master's Equivalent Certificate:...
  • Sun's Howard County endorsements [Editorial]

    Sun's Howard County endorsements [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races: 9th District The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican...