Story | May 27, 2014 | 3:45 PM
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Story | May 5, 2014 | 8:00 AMWhen my daughter was a freshman in high school, she shared a particularly uplifting experience from history class one day. In the middle of a lesson, a senior barged into the classroom with tears in his eyes and handed the teacher a letter. A smile spread across the teacher's face as he read in silence. The teacher then turned to the class and announced that the student had just received a full scholarship to an excellent college. The teen pointed toward the window and whispered, to the teacher, "If it hadn't been for you and this school, I'd be out on those streets selling drugs."
Story | May 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM
In response to the letter, "Keep church and state separate" (May 16), prayer was an everyday occurrence when I was growing up and attending public school in the 1950s and early 1960s. A student read a passage from the Bible, then the Lord's Prayer was...
Story | May 22, 2014 | 6:45 AM
I take issue with letter writer Richard Goutos' statement that no one was injured by listening to prayers at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and other schools ("Return prayer to public schools," May 19). I was one of those students who was made to feel...
Story | May 22, 2014 | 12:15 PM
I read with interest Richard J. Goutos' letter "Return prayer to public school" (May 19), describing how in the late 1950s and early 1960s, at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute "a student read a passage from the Bible, then the Lord's prayer was recited ......