| 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...
| Apr 14, 2012
S. Dallas Dance is young. He will be just 31 when he takes the helm of Baltimore County's school system. And he has not stayed in any one place for long — a couple of years teaching, a couple as a principal, a couple each in administrative posts...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Your editorial of April 15 regarding incoming SuperintendentS. Dallas Dance("Assessing Mr. Dance") states that he was selected through a "completely closed process." This statement is consistent with your previous editorials, news articles and letters...
| 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...
| 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...