| 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...
| 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...
| 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...