| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The setting made for an ideal before-and-after illustration.
On the left was an aging, rustic and weathered building that once housed Linwood School, an Ellicott City facility providing programs and services for students with autism and related...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:42 AM
We are opening up schools again this month. I have to sit back and take a deep breath and exhale slowly. Since education was my chosen profession I feel strongly and mostly sad concerning the beating education has taken over the last decade. Education has...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:57 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:17 AM
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...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:59 PM
After the public forum, I read mention of the importance of consistency on the Aberdeen Public School Board. One thing we need to keep in mind is that consistency sometimes leads to complacency.
I think it is time for a fresh perspective. I am...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:36 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The Senate approved a measure Friday that would make it easier for some child abuse victims to sue private or nonprofit employers for failing to protect them from molesters.
The bill, which is opposed by the Catholic Church, squeaked by on...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:52 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The Public Schools of Petoskey started the school year with 12 new teachers with experience ranging from just out of college to 17 years in the classroom.
Two new music teachers will instruct in the elementary schools. Last May, Andrew Miller...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:54 PM
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.