| 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...
| 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!!!...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Monday that his administration proposes spending $336 million on school construction aid next year, including $25 million to add air conditioning to older schools.
At a news conference at Overlea High School —- more than...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Charm City celebrities, no matter where they were, woke early to send seasons Tweetings. Here are just a few:
Raven Terrence Cody @TerrenceCody Merry Christmas twitter and twitter fam
TV reporter Jessica Kartalija @JessKartalija Can't wait...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Police Chief Jim Johnson on Monday called on state and federal lawmakers to strengthen laws on background checks for gun buyers and stop the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in the wake of...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Ryan Twentey, an advance placement photography teacher at Parkville High School and a resident of Bel Air, won $10,000 this week as one of two national honorees of the ASCD 2013 Outstanding Young Educator Award.
The award was announced Sunday at the...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When today's high school seniors started kindergarten in 2000, there was no iPhone, text messaging was hardly used, and very few K-12 students took online classes.
While virtually every other arena has seen rapid change over the past decade, K-12...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Baltimore continues to lead area school systems in improving its dropout rate, and most districts in the region are making progress in graduating more students in four years, according to new high school data released Monday by the Maryland State...
| 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....