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  • Education reform 'day of action' event this evening in Orlando

    Education reform 'day of action' event this evening in Orlando
    A national teachers union "Day of Action" campaign includes an Orlando event this evening. The campaign by the American Federation of Teachers argues that public schools are under attack by so-called reform efforts. Some 90 events around the country aim...
  • Saturday's multi-sport high school roundup: Phoebus' Brown shines in indoor track meet

    Indoor track and field: Phoebus’ Carolyn Brown won three events and placed in another Saturday at the Real Deal High School Classic at the Boo Williams Sportsplex. Brown won the 55- and 300-meter dashes and the high jump. She also placed...
  • 4A football final | Rochester hangs on to win fourth straight title

    4A football final | Rochester hangs on to win fourth straight title
    DeKALB — The shootout Geneseo needed to avoid never materialized. After scoring at least 40 points in each of its last 14 playoff games, Rochester proved it could win by playing someone else's game, too. Drake Berberet rushed for 146 yards and...
  • Students Waiting For Magnets Losing Out

    As a parent, I believe that a great education can level the playing field and create opportunity for all kids, regardless of their family background. In Hartford, unfortunately, many kids aren't receiving a great education. The board of education...
  • Carole E. Todd, educator

    Carole E. Todd, educator
    Carole E. Todd, a retired city public school educator and guidance counselor, died Nov. 24 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of burns. She was 72. Ms. Todd, who had lived at Milford Manor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Pikesville,...
  • Baltimore foster care youths get diploma in a day in Philadelphia

    Baltimore foster care youths get diploma in a day in Philadelphia
    The journey to a high school diploma for most Maryland students spans four years, 720 days of classes, and a slate of state tests. But for dozens of Baltimore youths, the journey has involved a two-hour trip up Interstate 95, a three-hour exam and a...
  • A gift that will keep on giving

    Each year during the period of conspicuous consumption known as Christmas shopping, I try to think of a gift that will not be returned, exchanged or forgotten before next Christmas. One year it was a goat for a poor African farmer through World Vision....
  • Hartford's Slow, Steady Progress In School Integration

    The latest agreement between plaintiffs and the state in the Sheff v. O'Neill school desegregation lawsuit will inch Hartford public schools along ever so slightly toward the goal of educating all students in an integrated classroom setting. For that...
  • Apodaca: The needy need a real gift – education

    Every Christmas I take time to remember my parents. They came from vastly different backgrounds: Dad had a hardscrabble upbringing in the dusty Southwest, while Mom was a frail, bookish New York City girl. Yet these opposites forged a partnership that...
  • Empowering kids from place of creativity

    Empowering kids from place of creativity
    When Rachel Switall was earning her master's degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, she partnered with students who lived in Cabrini Green to create a magazine called Peaceful Times. This was close to 20 years ago, when a series called...
  • Closing during the snow a good call [editorial]

    The idea that the show must go on is an honorable sentiment held by many in the entertainment world. Famously, and tragically, the musicians aboard the Titanic set up on the deck of the sinking ship and played "Nearer to Thee My God," presumably to...