The first day of school is in the books for thousands of students in Baltimore City, but some may not have their teacher yet.
Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
Frostburg State University says it’s been approved to offer a 2-in-1 teaching certificate that is unique among Maryland colleges and universities.
Alex Sardi started her volunteer work at Frederick nonprofit Centro Hispano by folding clothes and answering phones. Sardi, a 19-year-old sophomore majoring in Spanish and art history at Hood College, has moved on to teaching English and, over the past few months, grant writing.
Josita Allen is admittedly old-school.
Vaughn Crowl has the distinction of currently being the longest-serving full-time employee at the college.
For the children born on Sept. 11, 2001, the decade has not shown them changes in America. Rather, they have always known things to be as they are — but for others, the scars linger.
The superintendent of public schools in Baltimore County is set to meet with the County Council about a proposed $1.3 billion budget that would eliminate nearly 200 teaching positions.