Baltimore Orioles

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Affectionately known by their fans as the O’s and the Birds, the Baltimore Orioles are a major league baseball team rooted in Baltimore, Maryland. They are owned by Peter Angelos, an attorney. They play in the American League’s Eastern Division. The Orioles’ history dates back to the year 1893 and the town of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, […]


Ceo Bonnie Copeland Leaving Baltimore Schools Cause For Concern

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CEO Bonnie Copeland left the Baltimore schools on July 1, 2006. She had been with them for three years, which is a norm for an urban school superintendent. Her leaving, however, was not of her own choosing. The Baltimore schools board felt she had a low-key management style and did was not a strong enough […]


3 200 Students Remain Excluded From Baltimore Schools Due To Required Vaccinations

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In 2005, state legislators added two additional immunizations to the list that Baltimore schools must ensure all children through the ninth grade have before attending school. The first deadline for Baltimore schools’ children for the new vaccinations was the start of school for school year 2006-2007. Due to lack of compliance across the state, that […]


Changes Are In The Works For Baltimore Schools

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Most people would agree that most change is for the better. Leaders of Baltimore County Public Schools hold this belief in relation to improving the 180 schools and 82,000 students they serve. They know that for students and their Baltimore Schools, working to enact change is to the benefit of all – since the district […]


Baltimore Schools May Change Graduation Requirements

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For decades, graduating Baltimore Schools seniors have had to show that they have met or exceeded their school’s educational requirements, typically in the form of a standardized test such as the SAT or ACT. Many school districts have adopted tests that have been designed by their state’s DOE (Department of Education). While lots of kids […]


Baltimore Schools Try To Grow Their Own Teachers

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Baltimore Schools mirror the rest of the nation in a shortage of qualified and available teachers. The most recent recruitment attempt involves a “grow-your-own” method that is slowly cropping up around the country. The Baltimore Country district of Baltimore Schools awarded 3 college scholarships this year for students to pursue education degrees. The scholarship recipients […]


Baltimore Schools Offer Many Reforms

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Baltimore Schools are still feeling the effects of reform. Five years ago in 2002, massive funding went to the Baltimore Schools, which are one of the most under funded school systems in the state. This particular plan was for improvement concerning six basic standards including academic achievement and curriculum upgrading. The fact that Baltimore Schools […]


Colleges And Universities In Baltimore Maryland Part V

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Morgan State University Morgan State University at 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland sits on a spacious 140-acre campus nestled among rolling hills of Northeast Baltimore. Morgan State University has earned a national reputation as a progressive institution for higher learning and is the leading producer of African-American degree recipients in Maryland. Morgan State […]


An Overview Of The Master Plan For Baltimore Schools

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On July 1, 2007, Andres Alonso officially became chief executive officer of Baltimore Schools. He will oversee approximately 180 schools and 82,000 students, with the help and guidance of the Baltimore Schools master plan. The master plan is guided by the Baltimore Schools vision, which is clear, desirable, and inspiring: “Accelerating the academic achievement of […]


Colleges And Universities In Baltimore Maryland Part Ii

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Baltimore International College (BIC) Baltimore’s leading institution for culinary arts and hospitality management degrees is Baltimore International College (BIC). Baltimore International College was founded in 1972. It is a regionally accredited, independent college offering specialized baccalaureate and associate degrees and certificates through its School of Culinary Arts and School of Hospitality Business and Management. College […]


Baltimore Schools Set Performance Goals

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All school systems should have goals. These goals must be attainable, however. While these centers of learning must know where they headed and how they are going to get there, it seems that they are becoming more and more unreasonable in their expectations. Perhaps they should be classified more as performance dreams; because no matter […]


Visitors Guide To Baltimore Maryland Usa

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With a population rapidly approaching 700,000, Baltimore is the biggest city in Maryland and covers an area of more than 80 square miles / 210 square kilometers. Close to Washington DC, Baltimore lies on America’s eastern coast and contains an important port, complete with large harbor. Many of the main sights and attractions in the […]


Colleges And Universities In Baltimore Maryland Part I

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Trying to decide where to go to college is one of the most challenging decisions you and/or your parents will face. The State of Maryland is home to many exciting, historic and state-of-the-art colleges and universities. There are more than 350,000 full time students working toward degrees in Maryland. Maryland is the home of nationally […]


Baltimore Maryland The Charm City

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Baltimore, Maryland is called the “Charm City.” It is the largest city in Maryland and sits in the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 1.5 million people. Baltimore has long been known for its ethnic neighborhoods and innovations in the preservation and restoration of urban homes. Baltimore is located on the Chesapeake Bay. Its […]


Popular Attractions In Baltimore Maryland

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The town of Baltimore was founded in 1729 and incorporated in 1796. Baltimore was named to honor the title of Maryland’s founding family, the six Lords of Baltimore. In 1768 the beginning Baltimore was a tiny village of 200 homes. As the city grew it became an important shipbuilding center. Merchants prospered and the city’s […]


Traveling The Scenic Historic National Road From Baltimore To Western Maryland

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Traveling by car through Baltimore, Maryland on the scenic byways is a true sight to behold with antique rows, early morning farmers’ markets, wineries, blacksmith shops, wagon yards, and a host of historic sites and attractions. The Historic National Road Hundreds of years ago the easiest ways for new settlers to cross the Appalachian Mountains […]


Star Spangled Baltimore Baltimore Travel Information

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Positioned on the largest estuary in the world, the great city of Baltimore dominates Chesapeake Bay’s commerce, tourism and arts. Also known as Monument City, Baltimore is a living legacy of America’s heritage and historic foundations. Today, the city is thriving with nearly 700,000 residents and a booming industrial seaport. Airfare to Baltimore is a […]


Baltimore Mortgage Choices

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Located in the upper Chesapeake Bay region, Baltimore is a city rich in American history. During the War of 1812, Baltimore’s Fort McHenry came under attack by British forces which had just completed the burning of Washington, DC some forty miles to its south. The battle for Baltimore was a key turning point in the […]