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Baltimore's Child Staff

The Short List

Here are a few things that we are excited about this week: Alex the Chimp. The Maryland Zoo has a new chimpanzee, Alex, who comes to Baltimore from the Potawatomi Zoo in South Bend, Indiana. He recently completed his 30-day quarantine and has now joined the rest of the chimpanzee …

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Meet a Kid-Preneur!

The Girl Scouts are getting ready to once again sponsor Biz Kidz, a five-week series that teaches young female entrepreneurs in grades three to 12 how to craft a business plan, develop marketing, create a pop-up and essentially be the boss. The class culminates in Market Day with a “Shark …

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Hamlet and #MeToo An English teacher reflects on conversations in his all-male classroom

I’ve been teaching “Hamlet” recently — Shakespeare’s well-known play about the murder of the title character’s father by his brother and the fallout as Hamlet is rendered maddened both by the truth and his task to “revenge [this] foul and most unnatural murder.” Perhaps the most unfortunate victim of the …

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