The one thing all famous authors, world-class athletes, business tycoons, singers, actors, and celebrated achievers in any field have in common is that they all began their journeys when they were none of these things.
Montgomery County students took more than 33,660 Advanced Placement exams last spring , a district record, with nearly three-quarters of the tests receiving passing scores, according to newly released district figures.Read full article >>
Lupi Grady and Dinora Hernandez, who were officially sworn into office Monday night, became the first Hispanics to serve on the Prince George’s County Board of Education.
The pair represent the fastest-growing population in the county public schools. Last year, Hispanics made up 26 percent of the school population, according to the Maryland State Department of Education. A year earlier, they were 24 percent, and in 2011 they made up 21 percent of the student population.Read full article >>
My high school clique in suburban San Mateo, Calif., included Danny, Lee, Francis and Jon. We were the tennis team nerds. We did our homework. We played poker for pennies on Saturday nights. We did not include girls, but were obsessed with British actress Hayley Mills, then 15 years old.Read full article >>