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Baltimore teachers union calls for harsher punishment, notification of school police in some discipline cases  Baltimore Sun

Following a series of serious assaults by students in Baltimore City schools, the Baltimore Teachers Union is recommending changes to the discipline code that ...



James Crockett, who headed Baltimore Fire Board and sold real estate, dies  Baltimore Sun

James Crockett, a retired real estate salesman who was a pioneering African American Baltimore Fire Board president, died Monday.



Staffer shot at Baltimore's Frederick Douglass High School remains in serious condition  Baltimore Sun

A staffer was shot Friday at Baltimore's Frederick Douglass High School, officials said. A suspect is in custody.



Frederick Douglass High School struggles to return to normality after shooting  Baltimore Sun

It's been a week since the sound of gunfire punctured an ordinary Friday afternoon at Frederick Douglass High School, but the community there says it still needs ...



Staff member shot at Baltimore's Frederick Douglass High School says inadequate security measures failed him  Baltimore Sun

The Frederick Douglass High School staff member who was shot in the building two weeks ago said Friday that there was inadequate security in place on the ...



Baltimore's Douglass High to be closed Thursday to allow staff to plan support for students following shooting  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore City school system said it will not hold classes at Frederick Douglass High School on Thursday to give staff time “to plan counseling and support ...



Frederick Douglass shooting suspect was confronting staffer about disciplining relative, Baltimore police say  Baltimore Sun

The 25-year-old Baltimore man charged in the shooting of a Frederick Douglass High School special education assistant on Friday had come to the school to ...



Mary Sprow, longtime Baltimore City educator, dies  Baltimore Sun

Mary Sprow, a longtime Baltimore City school teacher and librarian who loved to travel, died of heart failure on April 9 at her son's home in Pikesville. She was ...



Staff Member Shot at Frederick Douglass High School  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF)- Baltimore School and City Police are investigating a shooting at Frederick Douglass High School. The call came out just after noon Friday ...



Man arrested in Frederick Douglass High School shooting also charged in November homicide  Baltimore Sun

A 25-year-old man charged in Friday's shooting at Frederick Douglass High School has also been charged in connection with a homicide last November, ...



Frederick Douglass teachers say visitors, students bypassed metal detectors on first day back after shooting  Baltimore Sun

When reports of a shooter traveled through the halls of Baltimore's Frederick Douglass High School, teachers barricaded their classrooms with desks and set ...



Frederick Douglass High School teacher punched by student  WBAL Baltimore

A high school student assaulted a veteran Baltimore school teacher in the middle of her classroom Wednesday. The assault at Frederick Douglass High School ...



After Frederick Douglass school shooting, Baltimore delegate resurrects bill to arm school police officers  Baltimore Sun

State Del. Cheryl Glenn reintroduced legislation Wednesday that would authorize Baltimore school police officers to carry guns inside schools — a move she ...



Dorothy K. Henry, a retired Social Security Administration clerk who stressed the value of an education, dies  Baltimore Sun

Dorothy K. Henry, a retired Social Security clerk who became an education role model for children, died April 2.



Suspect in Frederick Douglass High shooting deemed threat to public safety, denied bail  WBAL TV Baltimore

During his bail review, the court learned more about 25-year-old Neil Davis. Davis is accused in connection with Friday's shooting that injured a special ...



Frederick Douglass High School Parents React To Shooting  CBS Baltimore

Parents of Frederick Douglass High School students rushed to pickup their kids following Friday afternoon's shooting. 3 months ago ...



Special Education Assistant Shot at Frederick Douglass High School  Fox Baltimore

Right around lunchtime students heard the sound of gunfire near a school stairwell inside Frederick Douglass High School. At the time, a mediation meeting was ...



Mother of Douglass High shooting suspect speaks out, saying he has mental illness  WBAL TV Baltimore

Though he's in custody, being held without bail, Frederick Douglass High School shooting suspect was not in court for his hearing Wednesday, but his mother ...



Victim Of Frederick Douglass High School Shooting Released From Hospital  CBS Baltimore

The victim of the Frederick Douglass High School shooting has been released from the hospital, but is still healing from his injuries. 3 months ago ...



Suspect Arrested In Frederick Douglass High School Shooting, Charged With Attempted Murder  CBS Baltimore

The man responsible for the shooting of a staff member at Frederick Douglass High School has been charged with not only attempted murder, but for a 2018 ...



Frederick Douglass High School Shooting Victim Released From The Hospital  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The city school employee who was shot at Frederick Douglass High School earlier this month was released from the hospital.



Frederick Douglass High School To Re-Open Wednesday Following Shooting  CBS Baltimore

Students and staff will return to Frederick High School Wednesday, following last week's shooting. 3 months ago. Next Video. Howard County Police Asking For ...



Frederick Douglass High School Shooter In Custody, Victim In Stable But Critical Condition  CBS Baltimore

The shooter in Friday's shooting at Frederick Douglass High School remains in police custody, while the victim underwent surgery. He is listed as stable but ...



EXCLUSIVE | Douglass High shooting victim speaks out  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - The Baltimore City school employee who was shot earlier this month at Frederick Douglass High School is speaking out. Michael Marks ...



Viral video of teacher punch reveals bigger issues in Baltimore  Baltimore Sun

Last week, a classroom of Baltimore City students witnessed a peer punch a teacher dead in the face. And before the bell could ring, the video was uploaded to ...



Medical examiner, tech experts testify in trial of teen charged in Baltimore County officer Amy Caprio's death  Baltimore Sun

Trial in the death of Baltimore County Police officer Amy Caprio continued Thursday. A dozen witnesses testified including a medical examiner, a cabdriver and ...



Union Says Accused Baltimore School Shooter Removed From Campus Multiple Times Before Opening Fire  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) —Police say the man accused of shooting a staff member inside a West Baltimore high school last week was angry because his sister had ...



Baltimore teacher: 'Our city is slaughtering black children'  Baltimore Sun

Last week, a student asked me where he could purchase AR-500 steel plates. “Why?” I asked him with my eyebrow raised. I studied his face. He wasn't joking, ...



Video shows student hitting teacher at Baltimore high school  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - A video of a student hitting a Baltimore teacher has gotten a lot of attention on social media. The incident happened at Frederick Douglass ...



Baltimore teacher has forgiven student who struck her, union says  Baltimore Sun

A Frederick Douglass High School teacher has forgiven the student who struck her across the face Wednesday, the Baltimore teachers' union president said.



Attacks on Baltimore school employees revive discussions about student discipline  Baltimore Sun

A trio of violent events in Baltimore schools has revived discussions about school safety and the debate over how students are punished.



After Douglass shooting, Baltimore school board reverses position, supports bill allowing officers to be armed  Baltimore Sun

Two weeks after a shooting in a Baltimore high school, the city's school board reversed its position on whether school police should be allowed to carry weapons ...



Baltimore teacher assaulted by student speaks out with forgiveness  WBAL Baltimore

A Baltimore City school teacher assaulted by one of her students is speaking out and turning the other cheek. The educator exclusively told 11 News education ...



Baltimore school board to reconsider stance on arming school police at Tuesday meeting  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore school board is expected to reconsider its stance on arming school police officers during its Tuesday meeting, a little over two weeks after a staff ...



Staffer Shot At Frederick Douglas High School  CBS Baltimore

A Frederick Douglass High School staffer was shot at the high school Friday after confronting a school visitor. 3 months ago ...



Baltimore delegation to state House hears testimony on bill to arm city school police officers  Baltimore Sun

A little more than a month after a shooting inside a Baltimore high school, the city's delegation to the House of Delegates considered a bill that would allow ...



How are Baltimore schools preparing for winter after last year's heating disaster?  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore City schools officials are working to ensure the crisis that left some schools without heat last winter doesn't repeat itself.



Baltimore Is Slaughtering Black Children  The Real News Network

In the aftermath of a shooting at Frederick Douglass High School, teacher Daniel Parsons argues Baltimore is systematically failing its young people.



Baltimore delegates vote to kill state House bill allowing school police officers to carry guns inside schools  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore lawmakers have voted down legislation that would have allowed city school police officers to carry guns while patrolling in schools. The city's House ...



Two Baltimore City schools employees allegedly assaulted by students this week  Baltimore Sun

A cafeteria worker at one Baltimore school was injured Tuesday in an alleged assault involving students, and a teacher at another city school was punched by a ...



Baltimore Teacher Attacked Speaks Out, Forgives Student Who Hit Her  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Camille Hinmon says she is staying put. The Baltimore City School teacher at the center of a viral video showing her being punched in the ...



Frederick Douglass Shooting Victim Calls For Security Changes  CBS Baltimore

Michael Marks was shot inside Frederick Douglass High School in early February. He is now calling for security changes. 3 months ago ...



Baltimore school system wants to involve fathers in students' lives  Baltimore Sun

City schools held a fatherhood engagement summit Saturday to try to involve fathers and male caregivers in supporting students academic success.



At school safety hearing, Baltimore officials discuss violence, role of social media, ways to address trauma  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore school and police officials discussed the implementation of Handle With Care, which would inform school officials of when a child has gone through a ...



Student stabbed at Patterson High, second stabbing incident near a Baltimore school in a week  Baltimore Sun

A student was stabbed inside Patterson High School on Monday, according to district officials, marking the second time a Baltimore student has been stabbed on ...



Baltimore schools CEO Santelises orders shake-up of principals  Baltimore Sun

Three years ago, Nikkia Rowe emerged as the embodiment of what it meant to be a Baltimore principal. As riots put the perils facing the city's youth under a ...



Fredrick Douglas High School Staffer Shot Confronting Armed Suspect  CBS Baltimore

A Frederick Douglass High School staffer was shot at the high school Friday after confronting a school visitor. 3 months ago ...



Frustration and reflection for Frederick Douglass High School  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore city schools CEO Gregory Thornton welcomed students back to Frederick Douglass High School on Wednesday, two days after the school was thrust ...



Even after board vote, armed school police in Baltimore aren't a given  Baltimore Sun

Almost no other issue has brought as much passionate testimony at Baltimore school board meetings as the question of whether school police officers should be ...



Man shot outside Frederick Douglass High School  Baltimore Sun

A 20-year-old man was shot in his forearm Wednesday evening in front of Frederick Douglass High School in West Baltimore, police said.



What happened at Mondawmin? Newly obtained documents shed light on start of Baltimore riot.  Baltimore Sun

Documents newly obtained by The Baltimore Sun provide new insights — and revive old questions — about the start of the Baltimore riot near Mondawmin Mall ...



Baltimore city schools host panel discussion after viral videos of students assaulting teachers  Baltimore Sun

Students walking through the doors of Baltimore City Public schools come as-is. So when some students carry trauma or lack the social tools to manage feelings ...



Health Insurance, School Construction Focal Points of Annual Md. Bill-Signing  The Washington Informer

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday signed into law a third package of bills largely focusing on education and health insurance.



One year after riots, Frederick Douglass students seek to reclaim narrative of Mondawmin  Baltimore Sun

One year ago today, the voices of Frederick Douglass High School students were mere footnotes after riot scenes projected worldwide from neighboring ...



'Promise that will now go unfulfilled': Baltimore honors nine city students lost to gun violence  Baltimore Sun

With flags at half-mast behind her, Baltimore schools CEO Sonja Santelises stood in front of district headquarters and read the names of the nine city students ...



Newly obtained documents shed light on start of Baltimore riot  Washington Post

There are no definitive answers to some of the largest questions, but the documents paint a fuller picture.



Md. gubernatorial candidates exhibit 'gross irresponsibility' regarding education  Baltimore Sun

Imagine the CEO of a local hospital calling her surgical team together and announcing that recent budget mismanagement has left only enough money for the ...



Douglass High, USDA look to train a generation of urban farmers  Baltimore Sun

Six raised garden beds appeared behind Frederick Douglass High School this week containing rows of spinach, broccoli, cucumbers and "supersonic" tomatoes ...



Task Force Tackles Attacks On Teachers, Staff In Baltimore Schools  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A task force of teachers and other community leaders gathered for the second time Friday to tackle school safety following a series of ...



Bonita J. Dancy, retired Baltimore City Circuit Court judge, dies  Baltimore Sun

Bonita J. Dancy, a retired Baltimore City Circuit Court judge who also served more than a decade as a master for family law cases, died Nov. 23 from Alzheimer's ...



Ruth F. Ross, educator, dies  Baltimore Sun

Ruth F. Ross, a former city public school educator and an active member of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Trinity, died Jan. 24 at age 95.



Baltimore City Public Schools Weather Call For Monday Has Changed  Baltimore, MD Patch

BALTIMORE, MD — Public schools in Baltimore City will be closed on Monday, Feb. 11. School officials made the decision around 7:15 a.m. on Monday.



Baltimore School Stabbing Suspect Bernard Hopkins Charged As Adult; Violence Caught On Camera  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Family members of 16-year-old Bernard Hopkins said the Patterson High student was bullied, leading him to bring a knife to class.



Police Search For Suspect In Shooting Near Douglass High School  CBS Local

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City police are still looking for answers after a shooting near a West Baltimore high school. Gunfire was reported outside ...



Here's when the public can meet with Baltimore police commissioner pick Michael Harrison  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Police commissioner pick Michael Harrison will begin meeting with city residents next week, the mayor's office said Monday.



Frederick Douglass principal convicted of fraud  Baltimore Sun

The principal of Frederick Douglass High School pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing nearly $2 million from the federal government while overseeing a day care ...



School shooting suspect has a history of mental issues and drug problems  Fox Baltimore

(WBFF) -- New details of a troubled past begin to surface surrounding the suspect in Friday's school shooting at Frederick Douglass High School. Over the ...



Poly Teacher Assaulted; Union Creates Task Force Amid Rising Student Assaults  WBAL Radio

The Baltimore Teachers Union announced Wednesday that it will create a School Safety Task Force after a string of assaults by students against teachers and ...



Residents tell Baltimore's acting police commissioner they want end to open drug markets  Baltimore Sun

On his fifth night in a row of meetings with community groups around the city, acting Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said he was confident he ...



No Football, No Bail: Frederick Douglass High School Fight Aftermath  Patch.com

North Baltimore, MD - Students will reportedly not be playing football Friday night, and the teen charged with attempted murder will remain behind bars.



Ezra Hill chats about his 100-plus years in Baltimore  Baltimore Sun

A centenarian describes *service* in Normandy during World War II and meeting Dr. King outside his shoe store.



Hogan Critical Of Vote Against Arming School Resource Officers, Calls Legislators ‘Pro-Criminal’  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Gov. Hogan didn't hold back Monday in Annapolis, criticizing legislators who voted against arming city school police and mandatory ...



School Nurse, Aide Assaulted By Student At Baltimore School  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A school nurse and aide were assaulted by a student at a Baltimore city school Wednesday morning. It's the same student that attacked a ...



Evelyn T. Beasley, who for nearly two decades was the popular principal of Roland Park Elementary-Middle School, dies  Baltimore Sun

Evelyn T. Beasley, who turned around a failing Roland Park Elementary-Middle School and then served as its principal and was its outspoken advocate for ...



Marva Belt, Enoch Pratt librarian, dies  Baltimore Sun

Marva E. Dates Belt, a retired Enoch Pratt Free Library librarian who was active in civil rights issues, died of complications of cancer Dec. 9 at Brookdale Assisted ...



‘Pro-Criminal’ Baltimore Lawmakers Voted Down Armed School Police, Gov. Hogan Says  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Those advocating for Baltimore City Schools Police to carry weapons on campus vow to continue their fight— after Governor Larry Hogan ...



Acting Baltimore Police Commissioner Harrison meets community in first meeting  WBAL TV Baltimore

Mayor Catherine Pugh's choice to lead the Baltimore Police Department is getting to know the community.



Frederick Douglass Dismantles Annapolis, 74-63  Afro American

Frederick Douglass High School (Upper Marlboro, Md.) completely controlled the pace of the basketball game against Annapolis High School from start to finish ...



Genesta Lane, longtime C&P Telephone employee who also worked with the Afro-American newspaper, dies  Baltimore Sun

Genesta Elizabeth Lane, a retired employee with the former Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co. who also worked with the Afro-American newspaper, ...



Under Armour Donates $250,000 to Baltimore City School Facility Enhancements  SouthBMore.com

Under Armour announced today a gift of $250000 in grants to support Baltimore City schools' facility enhancements in 2019 – the second half of a $500000 ...



Frederick Douglass student charged as adult after fight  WBAL Baltimore

A student has been charged as an adult with attempted murder in connection with a beating inside Frederick Douglass High School in west Baltimore that left ...



Makers launch Citizen app, which alerts users to nearby crime, in Baltimore  Baltimore Sun

A mobile app called Citizen that provides users with real-time alerts about crimes and other emergency situations in their immediate surroundings, will launch in ...



6 Baltimore schools, no students proficient in state tests  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) -- A Project Baltimore investigation has found five Baltimore City high schools and one middle school do not have a single student ...



Staff worker allegedly assaulted by students at National Academy Foundation School  WBAL Baltimore

A staff worker at a Baltimore City school received medical treatment Tuesday for injuries from an alleged assault by a students on school grounds, school ...



Louis R. Harper Jr., first African-American Baltimore Fire Department captain, dies at 89  Baltimore Sun

Louis R. Harper Jr., the Baltimore City Fire Department's first African-American captain, whose landmark 1971 lawsuit forced the city to end discriminatory ...



How Baltimore's Public Schools Got Left In the Cold  CityLab

As many as 60 of Baltimore public schools—one-third of the city's total—went without sufficient heat this week. As the entire school system shut down on ...



In year since Parkland shooting, Anne Arundel schools have upgraded cameras, safety measures  CapitalGazette.com

George Cromwell Elementary is one of the latest schools in Anne Arundel County to install a double-barrier entryway, which school officials say provides ...



Frederick Douglass Principal Pleads Guilty To Stealing $2M Meant For The Needy  CBS Local

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore high school is stunned. Their respected principal is now a convicted felon as he pleads guilty to pocketing nearly $2 million ...



Frederick Douglass High School Wins Seventh in a Row  Afro American

Upper Marlboro, Md.-based Frederick Douglass High School (12-4) is rolling after dominating Crossland High School, Temple Hills, Md., (70-45) on Feb.



Maryland General Assembly bill tracker: What happened with key legislation  Baltimore Sun

Check the status of bills that would establish a $15 minimum wage, let school boards decide whether to start classes after Labor Day, ban the use of plastic foam ...



Baltimore becomes latest city to join 'Citizen' app, helpful to monitor crime  WBAL TV Baltimore

There is a new way to monitor crime in Baltimore City, thanks to an app for your smartphone. The app is called "Citizen" and is available for all smartphones.



Dr. Sydney Cousin, who served 25 years with Howard County schools including eight as superintendent, dies  Baltimore Sun

During his eight-year tenure as superintendent of Howard County public schools, Dr. Sydney L. Cousin was known for fostering a close relationship with school ...



Baltimore City schools to provide de-escalation training to staff  WBAL Baltimore

An increase in the number of student-on-staff assaults in Baltimore City schools has administrators who are looking for answers searching for ways to head off ...



Eulalia H. Barber, retired state health director and longtime active church member, dies  Baltimore Sun

Eulalia H. Barber, former director of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Baltimore City and Eastern Shore Home Care Providers who had been ...



Baltimore City Schools’ CEO Addresses Recent Student Attacks On Teachers  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Schools' CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises made her first comments after a recent series of viral attacks on teachers and support ...



MPSSAA Girls Basketball Playoff Update  The Prince George's Sentinel

LANHAM – In the second round of the 4A North bracket in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association girls basketball playoffs, Laurel High ...



What’s new as Md. kids head back to school  WTOP

What can new and returning Maryland students expect when schools open their doors Sept. 4 for the 2018-2019 session? From safety and security goals to new ...



Charlotte M. Perry, retired city educator, dies at 94  Baltimore Sun

Charlotte M. Perry, a retired city educator who was aactive in the affairs of Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, died Sept. 5 from congestive heart failure at ...



Baltimore students headed for cultural experience in Cuba  Baltimore Sun

Thirteen students from Baltimore are making a two-week expedition to Cuba. The trip is part of a program put on by two local groups, the African Diaspora ...



Rev. Ernest M. Sewell, AT&T executive and pastor, dies  Baltimore Sun

The Rev. Ernest Maurice Sewell, a founder of New Solid Rock Fellowship Church and a retired AT&T executive, died of heart failure Feb. 13 at Sinai Hospital.



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