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  • Harford Co. lifts school travel ban to Baltimore City

    Harford Co. lifts school travel ban to Baltimore City

    Harford County Public Schools, in the face of criticism and questions from elected officials, lifted its ban Monday on field trips and other school-related travel to Baltimore City, Barbara Canavan, superintendent of schools, said in a statement released shortly after 5 p.m. The ban, described...

  • Student activists call on officials to boost resources for immigrants

    Student activists call on officials to boost resources for immigrants

    Spurred by a recent federal crackdown on unauthorized immigrants and inspired by fellow student activists in the Black Lives Matter movement, a group of high school students gathered Saturday to draw up a list of demands calling on city and state officials to increase support for the city's growing...

  • Harford County suspends school trips to Baltimore, citing safety concerns

    Harford County suspends school trips to Baltimore, citing safety concerns

    Harford County's school sytem has banned field trips to Baltimore indefinitely, citing safety concerns following the unrest over the death of Freddie Gray and the subsequent trials of police officers charged in his death. City leaders called the decision misguided and ill-informed, saying it denies...

  • Lawmakers concerned and angry about city schools enrollment woes

    Lawmakers concerned and angry about city schools enrollment woes

    State lawmakers are sharply criticizing Baltimore school leaders and demanding increased oversight following revelations that the district might have inflated student enrollment numbers. The district's budget is being reduced by $30 million next school year, in part because the student population...

  • Harford schools modify Baltimore travel ban for sports teams

    Harford schools modify Baltimore travel ban for sports teams

    On their first day back after a week off for snow days, the Fallston and Harford Tech indoor track teams were told at the last minute Monday that Harford County Public Schools would not allow them to travel to Baltimore that day for a regional meet and a chance to qualify for the state meet. The...

Delegation to discuss change proposed for school board nominating commission
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