| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Earning straight A’s and just one B in high school is right on par with winning two NBA Championships, Miami Heat player Shane Battier told 250 students in Fort Lauderdale Monday.
“That’s something I’m just as proud of,”...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic is a nonprofit organization serving Glendale and surrounding areas with member volunteers from many of the 26 sororities recognized by the National Panhellenic Conference.
Members raise money through a benefit...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The University of Maryland University College expects to be among the first wave of schools this academic year awarding transfer credit to those who have taken — and can prove they learned from — certain "massive open online courses," known as...
| Sep 2, 2013
Are the ideas on offer to reform America's schools really the best we can come up with?
Texas has embraced reforms, for example, that call for increasing the number of charter schools and eliminating some of the exams required to graduate from high...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:50 AM
While taking the ACT as a seventh-grader is becoming a common occurrence, outscoring juniors and seniors from around the country is unusual. However, 13-year-old Chance Naylor achieved just that.
The Boyle County Middle School student was one of 1,600...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Dr. Walter E. Dandy Jr., a retired Baltimore anesthesiologist who helped establish the intensive care unit at Union Memorial Hospital and later served as its medical director, died July 11 of pneumonia at the Broadmead retirement community in...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The production of natural gas from the Marcellus shale formations has many positive aspects for the Mid-Atlantic region. It has changed, and will continue to change, how electricity is generated through economic market forces. Also, natural gas is an...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:50 PM
When Jimmy Martin visited Duke University last month as part of his summer tour of colleges, he was told he would likely receive a scholarship offer before the end of the summer.
On Thursday, Blue Devils linebackers coach Jimmy Collins came through on...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:53 PM
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his latest health initiative this week: He’s banning elevators! OK, not really. But he did say he was planning to introduce legislation that would inspire New Yorkers to take the stairs by making staircases...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:38 PM
In a coup for Broward County cultural life, the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale has ended a year-long nationwide search for a new director by naming Bonnie Clearwater, whose innovative 18-year tenure at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami has...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Even as US Lacrosse prepares to move from its city headquarters to a business park in a Baltimore County, the governing body for the country's fastest-growing sport isn't straying from its roots.
The organization outgrew its original base on...