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  • Chan Lowe: Romney heading for the junk yard in Michigan?

    Chan Lowe: Romney heading for the junk yard in Michigan?
    Yes, Mitt Romney did at least wait until after he had dropped out of the presidential nomination race in 2008 before he wrote the op-ed piece in the New York Times wherein he argued that Detroit automakers ought to be allowed to go bankrupt.   That...
  • 'Terra Nova' recap: Episode 10, 'Within'

    'Terra Nova' recap: Episode 10, 'Within'
    The countdown to the season finale has begun on “Terra Nova,” and God help me, at this point, I am invested in this outcome. Gosh, where to begin. Well, Lucas is back, with his CrazySexyMath, insane blue eyes and -- unexpectedly -- some...
  • 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' review: A movie just asking to be called elementary

    'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' review: A movie just asking to be called elementary
    ** (out of four) A convoluted plot. A generic adventure score. A lead performance that’s already played its best hand. What is this, a “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel? No, it’s the follow-up to Guy Ritchie’s mildly...
  • Learning longer, learning better

    We were eager to see what would happen when, on short notice — over Thanksgiving, no less — we invited students who were struggling in math to come to Saturday School here at Hilton Elementary School in West Baltimore. That first Saturday,...
  • Students compete in chess tournament

    Forty-three students in the Burbank Unified School District competed in the National Youth Action Chess Tournament in Irvine. They placed fifth nationally in the primary and junior high sections and placed eighth in the intermediate section. The names of...
  • R.I.P. Amy Winehouse, 27

    R.I.P. Amy Winehouse, 27
    It's been two days since the news of Amy Winehouse's death, and I'm still trying to wrap my head around it all. While Twitter and Facebook feeds filled with appreciations and ugly jokes (did you hear the one about "Rehab"?), I returned to Back to Black,...
  • Frank J. Gach

    Frank J. Gach
    Frank J. Gach, a master carpenter whose expertly constructed bookcases and shelves were highly prized by bibliophiles and college libraries, died Aug. 13 of complications from dementia at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The former longtime Randallstown...
  • Standardized tests: Time for a national opt-out

    Standardized tests: Time for a national opt-out
    Here's an update to a clichéd philosophical question: If a test is scheduled and no one is around to take it, will this test matter? The new school year for many public school teachers begins weeks before students arrive. Educators attend hours of...
  • Film review: It's no crime to love Scott Thomas

    Film review: It's no crime to love Scott Thomas
    She may not get as much kudos as Meryl Streep, but Kristin Scott Thomas is one of the most riveting actresses working today and, being bilingual, she seamlessly moves between prime English- and French-speaking roles. This time it’s expert French...
  • The Chicago Forward: Education essay winners are ...

    The Chicago Forward: Education essay winners are ...
    For our Sept. 13 public affairs forum with Chicago schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard and teachers union leader Karen Lewis, we asked Trib Nation to write an essay on what makes public education succeed or fail. Here are the contributions from winners Ray...
  • Palm Crest is on top of the world

    It has been a banner month for the LCUSD and particularly for Palm Crest Elementary School. To start things off, the Educational Foundation hit it out of the park by raising approximately $400,000 at the spring gala a few weeks ago. The Palm Crest...