| Jun 24, 2015
| 6:00 AM
BCPS digital curriculum receives national honor
S.T.A.T., or Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow, the signature digital initiative of Baltimore County Public Schools, has been selected for a national award from the Center for Digital Education....
| Jun 19, 2015
| 8:49 PM
Baltimore County schools are featured in a documentary that will air this weekend about President Barack Obama's initiative to help young men of color.
The film, which will run Sunday on the Discovery Channel and the Oprah Winfrey Network, is focused on...
| May 20, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Owings Mills High School and Frankin High School are among 15 Baltimore County public schools recently named to the Washington Post's America's Most Challenging High Schools list.
The list, which has been published by the Post since 1998, highlights the...
| May 5, 2015
| 9:25 AM
The eyes of the world remain focused on what's occurring in Baltimore, but the issues underlying the recent unrest are neither new nor unique to our region. What we see people expressing is much more than anguish over the death of Freddie Gray while in...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Long before he became a Grammy-winning songwriter and hip-hop music mogul, before he reached millionaire status and before he began to hobnob with the likes of Oprah, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, Kevin Liles was a kid growing up in a West Baltimore...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:55 PM
A number of education leaders are calling for a moratorium on annual student assessments until Maryland switches to tests that match a new curriculum being implemented in classrooms.
The state teachers union and school superintendents association said...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 3:47 PM
In the crowded glass and steel lobby of the Houston school headquarters, Principal Susan Monaghan paused briefly to touch the shoulder of her boss, a man with far less experience in the education field and young enough to have been her student.
"I am OK,...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:39 PM
Notable Ravens fans react on Twitter to the news that the team will be heading to the Super Bowl:
Oriole Adam Jones, @SimplyAJ10: Unreal victory. BMORE STAND UP.
Pastor Jamal Bryant, @jamalhbryant: God is with the Ravens......meet me in New Orleans!!!...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 6:01 PM
The Baltimore County school board voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve S. Dallas Dance, a Houston school administrator, as the next superintendent of its 105,000-student system.
During a brief news conference after the vote, Dance said he had had...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 3:42 AM
Today's forecast calls for more cool weather, with highs expected in the low 50s and gusty winds. There's a chance of showers tonight, with lows in the mid 30s.
Check our traffic map for this morning's issues as you plan your commute....
| Apr 13, 2012
| 5:15 AM
I want to thank The Sun for its coverage of the appointment of the Baltimore County school superintendent and, almost concurrently, the effort on behalf of the legislators to add elected members to the county's school board ("Baltimore County school board...