| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:47 PM
If you want to know what working with hundreds of students challenged with various developmental or learning disabilities over the past three to four decades has meant to Nina Clopper, Betty Schriver and Margie Wolverton, you just had to see them on stage...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Bids awarded for North Middle School project
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Berkeley County Board of Education Monday awarded the heating, cooling and ventilation system project for the renovation of Martinsburg North Middle School to Cumberland, Md.,-...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Bus drivers and aides employed by a Baltimore schools contractor say that unsafe conditions such as fires and mold spores are endangering lives and unfair wages are threatening their livelihoods.
The grievances were aired Thursday at a rally of...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Teachers and graduates exchanged hugs, high-fives and smiles on-stage Wednesday morning as more than 200 people celebrated the graduation of students from the Washington County Job Development Program and Marshall Street School.
As each graduate was...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Marcus Lee is a dynamic basketball player — that’s why he played in the McDonald’s All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic along with five other future Wildcats.
However, he’s an interesting personality away from basketball,...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Debora Coates-Consugar has a penchant for making math simple and enjoyable for students at Summit School, an Edgewater-based, not-for-profit education center for children with dyslexia and other learning problems.
But sometimes the math department chair...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Testing season is upon us as the school year draws to a close and local students engage in the annual rituals of standardized assessments and final exams.
Most kids find these tests a bit stressful. But for those with dyslexia and other learning...
| May 25, 2013
| 3:07 PM
More than 2,000 local students are graduating from high school in the coming weeks. If this year's class is like recent ones, more than one in 10 graduates has not met one of the state graduation standards.
Nonetheless, those students will be handed...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:00 PM
In his recent commentary, Dallas Dance, superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, highlighted the need to transform our schools into "21st century learning environments" ("A way forward for county schools," Jan. 9). I wholeheartedly agree that...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:34 PM
SOUTH BEND – A South Bend police officer disciplined for punching an inmate at the St. Joseph County jail is in trouble again. This time, the interim chief is asking the Public Safety Board to fire Patrolman Theo Robert for interfering with an...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Every day, Marylanders are exposed to pesticides in our drinking water, on our food and through chemicals in our homes, lawns and public spaces. We also encounter pesticides in our rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. While these exposures are often...