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Roland Park Educator Among Maryland Teacher of the Year Finalists

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 07, 2017 4:30pm

Justin Holbrook. Photo via Baltimore City Public Schools.

Justin Holbrook is now representing Baltimore City Public Schools as a finalist for 2017-18 Maryland Teacher of the Year.

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Wednesday Morning Headlines: Baltimore City Through a Youth Lens; Pension Benefit Scaled Back in County; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 06, 2017 7:26am

Carnival Pride ship out of Baltimore among cruises affected by Hurricane Irma — BBJ

Baltimore County Council scales back pension benefit — Baltimore Sun

Sewage in the streets and my home — WYPR

Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings Set To Return To Work Following Heart Procedure — CBS Baltimore

A view of our city through profiles, poetry, and prose from Writers in Baltimore Schools — City paper

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Tuesday Morning Headlines: Local Immigrants Await Trump’s DACA Decision; Seniors Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims; and More

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 05, 2017 7:25am

Baltimore ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants Await President’s Decision On DACA Program – CBS Baltimore

Baltimore Sun parent Tronc acquires New York Daily News – Baltimore Sun

Seniors in Baltimore helping victims of Hurricane Harvey – WBAL-TV

New leader, old hand at the helm as Baltimore County schools open today – WYPR

Police investigating Federal Hill rape – ABC2

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Wednesday Morning Headlines: Four Schools Get to Open Early in Baltimore; Community Organizer Finds New Purpose After Shooting; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 7:25am

4 turnaround schools open early in Baltimore — WBAL-TV

Pedestrian hit in Baltimore, two taken to hospital — ABC2

Archdiocese Of Baltimore Sells Catholic Review Building In Mount Vernon — Bisnow

Give Thanks: For advocate and organizer Gary Johnson, change began with an attempt on his life — City Paper

You Are Here: Home Game — Baltimore Magazine

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Monday Morning Headlines: 30 Quit at Canton Restaurant Before Immigration Inspection; Drivers’ Mixed Feelings on Returning Speed Cams; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 26, 2017 7:24am

Baltimore drivers mixed on new speed camera program – ABC2

Merriweather Post Pavilion celebrates 50th anniversary of live music in Md. – WTOP

Gov. Larry Hogan calls for state investigation into alleged corruption in PGCPS – Fox5

Hero officers on foot patrol save man’s life – WBAL-TV

30 workers quit Boathouse Canton restaurant ahead of Homeland Security review – Baltimore Brew

Featured, Money & Power, Schools

Former West Virginia Schools Superintendent Replaces Foose in Howard County Schools

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 03, 2017 9:19am

Michael Martirano, new acting superintendent of Howard County schools.

In the same breath yesterday, Howard County’s school board announced the departure of its superintendent of five years and picked a new one who most recently led West Virginia’s public education system.

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Baltimore Tech Entrepreneur Alec Ross Announces Democratic Bid for Governor

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 10:56am

Still via announcement from Alec Ross/YouTube

“I am running for Governor of Maryland because I believe that talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not – and that must change, with new and innovative ideas.”

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U.S. News Says Maryland Has the Nation’s Best Public High Schools for 2017

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 12:57pm

George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Science in Towson, photo via the Carver Center Foundation

Rankings-maker U.S. News and World Report has determined that Maryland high schools are the best in the nation, based on a “medal count.”

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Baltimore County School Board Eyeing One-Year Interim Replacement for Outgoing Superintendent Dallas Dance

1 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 9:26am

Photo via Baltimore County Public Schools

Baltimore County’s school board is looking to hire an interim replacement for Dr. Dallas Dance, who announced his resignation as superintendent earlier this week.

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Local Initiative Gives $3 Million to ‘High-Quality’ Summer Youth Programs, with $1 Million Coming from Weinberg Foundation

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 11:37am

Students in the Young Audiences Summer Arts Learning Academy in August 2016. Photo via Young Audiences of Maryland/Facebook.

An infusion of money from the Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation and 10 other groups and businesses will support 41 “high-quality summer programs” serving youth from Baltimore’s low-income communities following the end of this school year.

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