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Danville has a new school superintendent. The school board annoucned Edward Newsome, Junior will lead Danville Public Schools starting July first. Right now, Newsome is the Assisstant Superintendent for high schools in Baltimore County, Maryland....
Steve ChapmanCan Chicago provide the advantages of a Catholic school education to public school students -- and without violating the separation of church and state? Apparently it can. This article in Education Next, maybe the best periodical on school issues, tells.....
In their commentary ("Six steps for post-Alonso school reform," May 14), Thomas Wilcox, Diane Bell-McKoy and Laura Gamble use many lofty and idealistic sounding words to promote their vision. However, it bears noting that education "reformers" are well-...
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Baltimore City school officials say the nearly $1.2 billion budget the system unveiled last week will fund a raft of new academic endeavors, among them a new team to upgrade instruction in the sciences to meet the higher standards of the new national...
"Greetings from Maryland, home of the number one public school system in America for four years in a row!" That is how Gov. Martin O'Malley opened his speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., last week to a roar of applause. He...
BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND UNITED WAY OF BROWARD COUNTY TEAM UP FOR INSPIRING MARCH AND RALLY TO EMPOWER YOUTHIt’s time to cheer today’s youth and tomorrow’s future! On Saturday, May 18, thousands of students throughout Broward County will come together for a one-of-a-kind youth rally. Called “Above the Influence,” the event...
Harford County Public Schools announced last Friday that it will implement a four-day work week schedule for an eight-week period – from mid-June to early August – to save money and to have its facilities open into the early evening for...
The selection of Barbara Canavan to be the interim superintendent of Harford County Public Schools was a very good choice. In some ways, it's perhaps a brilliant choice. Time, as it always does, will say for sure, but it certainly seems that Canavan is...
Letter writer Mel Novit says that he and his wife are both retired teachers (“Retired teachers,” Voice of the People, May 13). He complains that House Speaker Michael Madigan’s plan to save the teacher pension system from insolvency is...
You might find Cescily Washington teaching a dance class at a Chicago public school, standing before her young students dressed in her black leotard with her hair pulled back into a bun. Other times she's preparing for upcoming events, such as the North...
Bored and visibly sneering as she fiddles with her cellphone while sitting at her desk, the grade school teacher barely takes notice of the sweet young girl challenged by learning disabilities. The student stands nervously before the blackboard,...
Harford County Executive David R. Craig issued the following statement regarding the appointment by the Harford County Board of Education of Barbara P. Canavan as interim superintendent of Harford County Public Schools: "I was delighted to hear that the...
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