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  • REVIEW: 'The New Black' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'The New Black' ★★&#9733
    When California voters passed Prop. 8 in 2008 outlawing same-sex marriage, Robin Tyler — one-half of Los Angeles' first legally married gay couple — and many others rushed to cast blame on African-Americans. That indictment was the catalyst...
  • Bill sets standards for student privacy [Commentary]

    Bill sets standards for student privacy [Commentary]
    Many public schools in Maryland engage private cloud-computing services to provide software and digital educational platforms to help students learn. Schools have entrusted these companies with vast amounts of sensitive student data contained in emails,...
  • Signs of life in the Harford delegation to Annapolis [Editorial]

    After years of lumbering to Annapolis like a brain-starved zombie in search of a fight, the Harford County delegation to the Maryland General Assembly has begun to show signs not only of life, but also of civilized behavior. The occasion came this...
  • Cemetery advocate's crusade goes on

    Cemetery advocate's crusade goes on
    Carolyn Jacobi's broad-brimmed hat and cape stood out bright red against a gray afternoon recently at Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, a combined pet and human cemetery, the latest stop in her 18-year national crusade for the buried dead and...
  • Senate President Mike Miller denies Julius Henson's claim of influencing probation case

    Senate President Mike Miller denies Julius Henson's claim of influencing probation case
    Maryland State Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. this week denied claims from veteran political consultant Julius Henson that Miller was influencing a violation of probation case against Henson.  "It's not true," Miller said after learning...
  • O'Malley talks immigration, minimum wage at governors meeting

    O'Malley talks immigration, minimum wage at governors meeting
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says he will speak with the secretary of homeland security about a controversial federal program that appears to be deporting an unusually large percentage of immigrants without criminal records from Maryland. O'Malley raised...
  • Kudos for young judo, Koammodu experts [Rodgers Forge]

    It's probably safe to assume most of us are looking forward to spring. It's no coincidence that snow is a four-lettered word. Especially after the past two weeks. But all this snow didn't prevent the youth of our neighborhood from accomplishing some...
  • State seeks to delay using test scores to evaluate teachers

    State seeks to delay using test scores to evaluate teachers
    Amid a developing backlash against fast-paced, state-mandated education reforms, Maryland school officials want to delay the use of student test scores to evaluate teachers for three years. Maryland had committed to using test scores in the evaluations...
  • Push to legalize pot stalls out in Annapolis

    Push to legalize pot stalls out in Annapolis
    The Maryland General Assembly yesterday held an extensive set of hearings on a variety of bills dealing with marijuana.  The bills varied from outright legalization to various decriminalization options. Much of the debate was predictable, but a few...
  • Common sense on Common Core [Editorial]

    As has long been his practice, Del. Pat McDonough, who represents Western Harford in the Maryland House of Delegates, recently made some rather prescient observations about education policy in Maryland and across the U.S. and then took the opportunity...
  • Obama launches effort aimed at black, Hispanic men

    Obama launches effort aimed at black, Hispanic men
    Breaking with his past reluctance to tailor policies to specific racial groups, President Barack Obama on Thursday launched a federal program aimed at improving the economic and educational status of young black and Hispanic men. The initiative, which...