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Baltimore City Schools

Things have quieted down at Digital Harbor High School in Federal Hill since a series of incidents, some involving fights, between African-American and Latino students last week, but city police say they will continue increased patrols there.

Maryland Colleges To Revise Sexual Assault Policies

Jun 4, 2014
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Maryland college campuses must revamp their sexual assault policies by the end of this year.

Teachers are often criticized for taking too much time off from school, but a new report gives teachers in 40 of the country’s largest cities a 94 percent attendance rate for the 2012/2013 school year.

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Although it’s far from being a large item in Baltimore city school’s just-passed budget, the money for the district’s unit for homeless students could mean the difference between a student being in class or on the street.

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Baltimore City school board members approved a $1.3 billion budget for the next school year at Tuesday night’s meeting.

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During the last General Assembly session, Del. Jon Cardin introduced a bill that would have required state colleges and universities to survey their students about the atmosphere on their campuses regarding sexual assault.

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Baltimore City School Commissioners received a $1.3 billion budget proposal from school officials at Tuesday’s board meeting.

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Baltimore County teacher Sean McComb is known for showing his students love and support.

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More than 10 years in the making, Waverly Elementary/Middle School finally opened with a ribbon cutting Thursday morning. The nearly $27 million school is the first totally new school built in Baltimore City since 1998.

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Recently, a group of Anne Arundel County middle school girls sent nude photos of themselves to boys who distributed them; one person is believed to have posted them on an Instagram site. Yet no one was charged with a crime and it’s unclear whether school authorities disciplined anyone.

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