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In 4th Circuit, school boards seek broad immunity in disability-based bullying cases

For the sake of their educational mission, school districts must be immune from liability for students’ bullying and teasing of their disabled peers, except when administrators show a “deliberate indifference to known harassment,” the national and Maryland school board associations have told a federal appeals court.

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Regents OK lower tuition for some non-state students

William Kirwan

In an effort to attract new students and increase retention, three schools in the University System of Maryland will offer lower tuition rates to some out-of-state students. The system's Board of Regents unanimously approved Friday the creation of regional out-of-state tuition rates for Frostburg State University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore and USM Hagerstown. The rates will apply to students who live outside of Maryland but still relatively close to each school.

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