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Former Western High principal charged with stealing $61K from school
Former Western High principal charged with stealing $61K from school

The former principal of Baltimore's storied Western High School was indicted Monday on charges that she stole more than $61,000 from the school system — most of it from a fund meant to pay for student activities such as the prom. A Baltimore grand jury indicted Alisha R. Trusty, 38, on 10 counts of felony theft and one count of misappropriation by a fiduciary. A new principal has been appointed at Western, but a city schools spokeswoman declined to say whether Trusty was still on the system's payroll. "Public school principals are trusted and relied on by the school system, students and parents to always act in the best interests of their students," State...

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