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  • Don't cut literacy programs [Letter]

    I was blessed to be an instructor at Baltimore Reads, Inc. It gave thousands of books away and taught English, civics and literacy. It gave students a power that only comes through education. The instructors and administration taught in all elements,...
  • Student's artwork featured

    COLCHESTER - As a participating Connecticut HOT (Higher Order Thinking) School, Jack Jackter Intermediate School's student voices, ideas, and opinions are honored and valued throughout the school year. Grade four students at the Jack Jackter...
  • Community association transforms old lot into garden, memorial for Colored School 115

    Community association transforms old lot into garden, memorial for Colored School 115
    At 90 years old, Betty Williams' clearest memory of her days at Colored School 115 is running through an alley the schoolchildren thought was haunted. "It was a game to run through and not get caught," she said, describing the lane between two of the...
  • Dance contest takes steps to help education

    The Educational Foundation of Lake County will present the annual "Stepping Out for Education," a ballroom-dance competition similar to "Dancing With the Stars," a show on ABC that pairs professional dancers with celebrities. The event is scheduled for...
  • Obama orders states to move good teachers to needy schools

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration said Monday it will require states to show how they will make sure that all children particularly those who are poor or minorities have high-quality teachers. The White House said it's another example of acting without...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • Raise the bar for city students [Letter]

    Raise the bar for city students [Letter]
    I totally agree with Paul Marx ("The bigotry of low expectations," July 3) about teachers not tolerating laziness. I was having this same discussion with friends just three days ago. Baltimore should take steps to raise expectations for students. It's...
  • DuPage approves funding for heroin prevention program for schools

    DuPage approves funding for heroin prevention program for schools
    Teachers and staff at 12 DuPage County schools will be getting heroin prevention training and working it into the curriculum this fall after county officials approved of funding for the measure this week. The DuPage County Board voted 16-0 on Tuesday,...
  • READER SUBMITTED:

    A mix of former athletes, coaches and administrators whose contributions extend from the 1940s to the present comprise the second induction class of the Rockville High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The second annual ceremonies honoring the nine-member...
  • Jane C. Newman, 1945-2014

     Jane C. Newman, 1945-2014
    Jane C. Newman was a physical education teacher at Wiesbrook Elementary School in Wheaton at a time when budget cuts were prompting district administrators to consider reducing or eliminating gym classes. Mrs. Newman held strong views about the value of...
  • Study: Hookah use up among teens, especially white males with money

    Study: Hookah use up among teens, especially white males with money
    Nearly 1 in 5 American high school seniors has used a hookah at least once in the preceding year, and the risk was greater for students from higher-income families, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Hookahs, a type of...