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Student found with loaded gun in city high school

Baltimore city school officials say a high school student was taken into custody by school police Wednesday after being found with a loaded handgun.

In a statement, officials said a staff member at Renaissance Academy High School reported being suspicious that a student was carrying a weapon in the building. School police responded and, upon finding the weapon, took the student into custody.

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Towson, Hopkins and U-Md. students join protest movement for racial inclusion

Towson University student activists wouldn't leave interim President Timothy Chandler's office until he signed their list of demands to address institutional racism on campus. The negotiations lasted eight hours, into early Thursday morning.

At the Johns Hopkins University, President Ronald J.

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Report urges more resources to guide city students toward college

A nonprofit that raises money and provides support to city schools said Tuesday that students, educators, parents and school system partners are unified in calling for better guidance to help students prepare for college.

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Bus driver transporting Maryland students facing DUI charge

TRAPPE, Md. (AP) — A commercial Delaware bus driver transporting a group of Maryland middle school students back from a field trip has been accused of driving under the influence.

Maryland State Police said in a statement that 45-year-old Joseph R.

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Site selected for new elementary school in Perry Hall area

Baltimore County school officials have selected the site for a new 700-seat elementary school in the Perry Hall area.

Officials said the property, north of East Joppa Road and south of the intersection of East Joppa Road and Chapel Hill Road, is already owned by the county and will be turned over to the school system.

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Students, staff member involved in knife incident at city school

A student brought a knife to a Baltimore city elementary/middle school Monday and used it on another student and a staff member during a confrontation, a school official said.

Karen Parks, a spokeswoman for the district, said Tuesday that the incident, which she wouldn't describe as a "stabbing," took place at Beechfield Elementary/Middle School.

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