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  • Fighting violence's hidden effects

    Fighting violence's hidden effects
    No child should have to witness a neighbor gunned down in the street or the beating of a parent or caregiver. Such experiences not only are disturbing when they occur, they also can leave deep emotional and psychological scars that affect children's mental and physical health for years afterward. Baltimore must offer such children the kind of specialized services and supportive care that will allow them to overcome the effects of such early childhood traumas or it will lose their potential forever.
  • Craig Hochbein: 'Benefits, pitfalls of buying education like groceries'

    Craig Hochbein: 'Benefits, pitfalls of buying education like groceries'
    In 1973, an article in The New York Times Magazine authored by Milton Friedman championed school choice and the use of vouchers by invoking a thought experiment. Subtitled "Selling School like Groceries," Friedman's article asked readers to consider a...

    Amid Ferguson unrest, Antonio French finds a national following

    Amid Ferguson unrest, Antonio French finds a national following
    Antonio French sat in the front passenger seat of an air-conditioned sedan parked behind vandalized and boarded-up Red's BBQ on West Florissant Avenue, scrolling through his iPhone, reading a barrage of tweets, emails and text messages. Nods of...

    'Whatever it takes' for Baltimore schools

    'Whatever it takes' for Baltimore schools
    As Baltimore Board of School Commissioners conducts a national search for a new leader to replace outgoing schools CEO Andrés Alonso, it must consider is what further changes are needed to build on the reforms he initiated. Specifically, it needs to ask...

    Next schools CEO will have a foundation of community support on which to build

    Next schools CEO will have a foundation of community support on which to build
    We wholeheartedly agree with The Sun's recent editorial urging the Baltimore City school board to seek a superintendent whose strategy will take into account the "issues of poverty, violence and family instability" that affect student performance ("...