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Kevin Kamenetz

Harford's hysteria

Harford's hysteria

In case you missed this, or simply thought it was too insane to possibly be true, let us reiterate a bit of news that broke late last week. The Harford County school system has decided to indefinitely ban student field trips into Baltimore City because of the unrest that followed Freddie Gray's death almost 10 months ago. At first, the system included sporting events in the ban, but it then relented and kept the prohibition in place solely for the sorts of artistic, scientific and historical excursions that one might imagine are closer to the actual point of school than basketball or indoor track.

It would be easy...