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Kim Williams
Edmondson Heights Elementary School parents pass on transfer option from Catonsville school

With a new administration and renewed focus at the school, few students at Edmondson Heights Elementary School are taking advantage of the opportunity to transfer out of the school. The transfer option is given to students at Title I schools that show a low percentage of students who had passing scores on the annual Maryland School Assessment exams, said Charles Herndon, spokesman for Baltimore County Public Schools. Title I is a grant program for economically disadvantaged schools, according to the website of Baltimore County Public Schools. Yasmin Stokes, the new principal at Edmondson Heights, said on Sept. 15 that only about 30 of the school's students have explored the...