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  • Redistricting plans are vehicle for possible 'white flight' [Letter]

    I am writing to express my utter dismay at the redistricting plan to move half of the Clemens Crossing feed out of Wilde Lake Middle School, despite plans for a building expansion the following year. Wilde Lake Middle School is fed by two Title I...
  • Don't fear Common Core

     Don't fear Common Core
    I used to be afraid of the Common Core, a national effort to align public school curriculum goals across state lines and provide better tools for measuring what students are learning. I feared the new standards would lead to my students failing and that I...
  • Md. to give MSA, though results won't be used to gauge school progress

    Md. to give MSA, though results won't be used to gauge school progress
    Maryland wants to continue annual assessments of students this year at a cost of about $6 million, even though the scores wouldn't be used to gauge school progress — one of the main reasons for giving the tests. State officials, in plans to be...
  • Transgender teen nominated for homecoming queen in Huntington Beach

    Transgender teen nominated for homecoming queen in Huntington Beach
    A transgender teen is making history at Marina High School in Huntington Beach after she was selected as one of the top 10 finalists for homecoming queen. Cassidy Lynn Campbell was born Lance Campbell, but has been living as a woman for the last three...
  • Football By the Numbers for Week 1

    Football By the Numbers for Week 1
    The first weekend of action for public school teams didn’t bring many surprises, with most of the top teams involved in very close games. Only seven of The Baltimore Sun’s Top 15 teams emerged from the weekend undefeated and only four were...
  • How the Top 15 football teams fared

    How the Top 15 football teams fared
    The first week of public school football was a tough one for teams not in the Top 5 and even a couple of those had to come from behind – No. 2 River Hill against Glenelg and No. 4 Old Mill against Broadneck. Only one public school team outside the...
  • When scheduling season opener, local football coaches look for right fit

    When scheduling season opener, local football coaches look for right fit
    Last winter when Milford Mill football coach Reggie White started thinking about teams he might schedule for the 2013 season opener, he first considered such powerhouses as Class 4A state champion Henry A. Wise or Maryland Interscholastic Athletic...
  • Franchot's school proposal doesn't hold water

    I have been reading with great interest state Comptroller Peter Franchot's argument that schools should start after Labor Day ("Post-Labor Day school start pushed as economic benefit," Aug. 15). While I usually agree with him on economic matters, in...
  • Post-Labor Day school start merits investigation

    The report by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot on the economic benefits to Maryland from a post-Labor Day school start deserves far more respect, attention and consideration than given to it in a recent editorial in The Sun ("One week and counting,"...
  • Starting school after Labor Day has serious benefits

    As I read The Sun's editorial, "One week and counting" (Aug. 19), I was disappointed with how disconnected it seemed with the conversations I've had with countless families and small business owners about a post-Labor Day start to the public school...
  • With realignment, path to state playoffs different for some local football teams

    With realignment, path to state playoffs different for some local football teams
    Hereford football coach Steve Turnbaugh didn't mind dropping from Class 3A to 2A this fall. His Bulls get away from their toughest Baltimore County rivals, Franklin and Milford Mill, but that doesn't exactly clear their path to the state tournament. "We...