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Tag Archives: Baltimore City Public Schools

Jury awards $5M after Baltimore boy with badly broken leg not given care at school (access required)

A Baltimore jury awarded $5 million this week to the family of a 9-year-old boy who severely broke his leg during a schoolyard football game but was provided only mustard and a washcloth to bite on by public school personnel ...

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Former city vocational school teacher charged with theft (access required)

A former Baltimore City Public Schools teacher has been charged with stealing nearly $10,000 in school funds while employed as the business manager for Mergenthaler Vocational Technical School. Danean Cunningham, who was a teacher at Mergenthaler, is accused of stealing ...

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ACLU, LDF, parents ask court to reopen Baltimore school funding case (access required)

A group of parents and civil rights groups is petitioning to reopen a historic case concerning funding for Baltimore City Public Schools, the ACLU of Maryland announced Thursday. The lawsuit, Bradford v. State of Maryland, led to the creation of the Thornton ...

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Baltimore universities hope dual enrollment courses grow pipeline to careers (access required)

Maryland’s public university system has put more effort into developing dual enrollment classes with Baltimore City Public Schools as it tries to become more involved in improving education outcomes in the city. The University System of Maryland’s B-Power initiative wants ...

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Former Baltimore city teacher claims whistleblower status, challenges termination (access required)

A veteran Baltimore City Public Schools teacher has suing the school board for allegedly transferring him and then terminating his position in retaliation for his complaints about policy violations and school conditions. Scott Miller-Phoenix, who was hired as a teacher ...

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Class-action suit filed in fatal Baltimore school bus, MTA crash (access required)

Victims of a fatal crash between a Baltimore school bus and a commuter bus filed a class-action suit in Baltimore City Circuit Court on Thursday seeking damages from the school bus company and its medical certification company. The November crash killed ...

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