Money & Power, Schools

Hopkins Researchers Win Top Education Prize

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 07, 2015 9:31am

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Over the past year, you’ve probably heard Johns Hopkins researchers Karl Alexander, Doris Entwisle, and Linda Olson on the radio, or read about their work in the newspaper. Their decades-long research into the life trajectories of several hundred Baltimore children revealed a ton of fascinating–and depressing–information. Read More →

Charles Village, Schools

Johns Hopkins Chips in on City’s First STEM Elementary School

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 9:41am

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Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus is less than a mile from Barclay Elementary. Over the years, the powerhouse university has hosted programs and helped pay for upgrades at the nearby public elementary school. Now, Hopkins is becoming even more involved, with a new plan to help transform Barclay into the city’s first elementary school with a STEM focus. Read More →

Money & Power, Schools

Layoffs are Coming to Baltimore City Schools, But Not for Teachers

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 3:01pm

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Baltimore City schools CEO Gregory Thornton

Baltimore City Schools CEO Gregory Thornton warned all winter that layoffs would be necessary as a result of a massive budget hole. In Thornton’s proposal, the school system’s administrative offices on North Ave. will bear the brunt of the cuts instead of individual schools.

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Big Fish, Featured

Big Fish: Wes Moore on Leaving for College, Returning to Baltimore

0 Written by: | Monday, Feb 23, 2015 12:35pm

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With Wes Moore, biography only tells part of the story. Read More →

Money & Power, Schools

Baltimore Teachers Could Face Layoffs

0 Written by: | Monday, Feb 02, 2015 3:27pm

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Baltimore City schools CEO Gregory Thornton

Teachers’ jobs could be on the line in Baltimore City if Gov. Larry Hogan’s first budget passes as-is. Superintendent Gregory Thornton has already started tossing around the “L” word. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline, Links, My Real Life Modern Family

Father and Son: An Annotated Bibliography

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 07, 2015 10:12am

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University of Baltimore MFA student Michael B. Tager remembers his father’s recommended reading, and vice versa — and invites us to read between the (loving) lines.

Berenstain Bears Go Out For the Team, 1983

I am in his lap, his stubbly cheek against the top of my head, his deep voice patiently reading the childish prose. The Berenstain Bears are all I want him to read, though I have dozens of other children’s books.

Brother and Sister play pee-wee baseball. I relate, though our umpires and coaches don’t wear menacing sunglasses. Brother and Sister also play catch with Father. My father isn’t very good at catch but he plays with me, saying, “Relax,” and “Straighten your elbow.” Read More →

Schools, Sponsored Post

Come See All that Park School Has to Offer

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

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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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January Lunch and Learn at Friends School of Baltimore

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 15, 2014 4:25pm

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At Friends School of Baltimore you’ll find students who are passionate about learning and open to all the possibilities a Friends education affords. Visiting our campus and spending a day with students who are excited to share with you all that is special about this vibrant community is the best way to experience Friends.
Karen Dates Dunmore ’82
Director of Admission, Financial Aid and Outreach

 

Homeland, Roland Park, Schools, Sponsored Post

Consider Calvert School on November 18th

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 12:00pm

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You’re invited! Join us for a Considering Calvert Day!

Prospective parents are invited to visit Calvert School for an opportunity to learn more about our unique philosophy and approach to education. Middle School student ambassadors will give tours of the School and provide insight into life as Calvert students. The event will conclude with a question and answer session hosted by Administrators.

Considering Calvert Day will take place from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 18, 2014

For more information about the admission process, please inquire on our website.

Calvert School is an independent lower and middle school for boys and girls.

105 Tuscany Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21210
(410) 243-6054
info@calvertschoolmd.org

 

 

 

Schools, Sponsored Post

Visit McDonogh School and Discover a Love of Learning

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 12:00pm

McDonogh School

Why not begin at the beginning?

Come and visit McDonogh’s Lower School to learn why it is so important (and so much fun) to begin your child’s formal education right here! Read More →

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