Towson University President Resigns Due to Health

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 5:59pm

Maravene Loeschke (Towson University)

Maravene Loeschke (Towson University)

Towson University President Maravene Loeschke announced she is resigning her position, effective Friday. Read More →

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Come See All that Park School Has to Offer

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 12:00pm

Park School

The Park School welcomes prospective families to attend one of several admission events and discover the remarkable teaching and learning that is distinctive to a Park education.


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Johns Hopkins Mistakenly Sends Acceptance Letters to Rejected Students

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 9:30am


This Saturday, 294 students who had applied early decision to Johns Hopkins got happy news in their inboxes. Embrace the YES! the email read. Welcome to the Class of 2019! We can’t wait for you to get to campus. The only problem? The students had been sent the email in error–they had actually been rejected from Hopkins, not accepted.

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Discover a Love of Learning at Calvert School

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 12:00pm


WELCOME TO CALVERT SCHOOL! For over a century, Calvert School’s legacy of academic excellence has been the hallmark of a Calvert education. Each student receives outstanding academic instruction in all areas of learning: from writing and science to math and fine arts. A strong emphasis is also placed on moral integrity and character development. These values are integral parts of a student’s daily life at Calvert. During their Calvert years, students will embark on a journey defined by complementary values – tradition and innovation, rigor and warmth, responsibility and creativity, and exuberance and curiosity. Our graduates excel not only as scholars but as citizens of the greater community. We look forward to welcoming your family to Calvert as you embark on the exciting journey of choosing a school for your child.

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Johns Hopkins Tentatively Commits to Responsible Investing

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 9:31am


Stanford University has committed to divesting from coal companies for environmental reasons. Columbia University doesn’t invest in tobacco or private prison companies. And now Johns Hopkins has announced that it’ll be dipping a toe into socially responsible investing, too. Read More →

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Johns Hopkins Gets Even More Competitive

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 15, 2014 10:40am

It may be easy for some students to get into top schools, but getting accepted to Johns Hopkins sure isn’t a simple task.

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Johns Hopkins-Designed Ebola Suit Wins National Award

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 15, 2014 8:21am

Johns Hopkins's Improved Ebola Suit

The winning design, via Twitter

An improved Ebola-fighting suit designed by a team of doctors, engineers, and at least one wedding-dress designer at Johns Hopkins in October just won funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development. Read More →

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Stoking the Start-Up Spirit at Gilman School

1 Written by: | Friday, Dec 12, 2014 10:00am


Henrik Scheel, creator of The Start-Up Experience

With technological innovation on the rise, today’s youth face a career landscape vastly different from that of their parents, and different even from the generation just before them.  In fact, some of the jobs for which current students will compete do not yet exist.

So how do we prepare students for this ever-changing world? Read More →

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I’ve Seen My Student’s PSAT Scores. Now what?

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 11:53am


What is the best SAT prep plan for my student?

It’s a question that parents of high school juniors (and, in some cases, parents of sophomores) should be asking right now. The answer to the question, like the SAT itself, isn’t straight forward, and, in my opinion, depends entirely on the abilities, educational background, and goals of each student. Read More →

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Baltimore County School Put on Lockdown After Reports of Gun (Updated)

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 12:52pm


A Baltimore County school is on lockdown after reports that a gun was found in the school, police said. Read More →

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