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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

    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...

    Derek Jeter named world's 11th greatest leader by Fortune magazine

    Derek Jeter is a captain of the New York Yankees and, by definition, a leader of that team. He has helped the Yankees win five World Series championships and has done nothing off the field to sully his image or that of the team. The players love him....

    Brown proposal for closing the achievement gap

    Brown proposal for closing the achievement gap
    Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown pledged Tuesday to adopt a variety of new educational initiatives that take aim at reducing the achievement gap by extending support to struggling families. The new Brown proposals...