Category: Education

May 9, 2008

ROTC controversy at UMBC

Filed under: Education, Higher Ed, Military, UMBC, Baltimore County - 09 May 2008

The following letter was sent to members of the UMBC community via e-mail:
TO: The UMBC Community

May 7, 2008

Students attempt to rape school staffer

Filed under: Crime, Education, Baltimore City, K-12, Public Schools - 07 May 2008

Baltimore Sun
A staff member at Calverton Elementary/Middle was putting in extra hours at the West Baltimore school Sunday afternoon when two 13-year-old boys broke into the building and one tried to rape her, police confirmed yesterday.

Realizing that her attacker …

May 5, 2008

Plebe found dead at Annapolis

Filed under: Military, USNA, Annapolis - 05 May 2008
A female midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy has died after her roommates found her unconscious and not breathing in her bed.

The service academy says the first-year student was pronounced dead at Anne Arundel Medical Center a short time …

Another teacher assaulted

Filed under: Crime, Education, Baltimore City, K-12, Public Schools - 05 May 2008
Add one more Reginald F. Lewis High School teacher filing assault charges against students.

The teacher alleged that they pushed him. According to the Examiner the teacher might not be too popular.

He also filed a grievance with the teacher’s …

May 2, 2008

Release: UMBC president on CNN tonight

Filed under: Education, Higher Ed, UMBC, Television, Media, press releases - 02 May 2008

UMBC release
President Hrabowski on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360

Interview Scheduled to Air 10 p.m. Friday, May 2

Mike Lurie
Office: 410-455-6380
Cellphone: 443-695-0262
[email protected]

An interview with UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski is scheduled to air nationally on the CNN program, Anderson Cooper 360, at 10 …

April 28, 2008

P.E. Teacher Arrested for Sexual Child Abuse

Filed under: Crime, Education, Towson, Baltimore County, K-12, Public Schools - 28 Apr 2008

rhodes.jpgBaltimore County Police Department news release:
School Physical Education Teacher Arrested for Sexual Child Abuse in Precinct 6/Towson
Investigators Seek Other Possible Victims

Timothy Rhodes has been arrested for child sex abuse.Baltimore County, Md. (April 28, 2008) - …

Other violence, sex assault at Reginald Lewis HS

Filed under: Crime, Education, Baltimore City, K-12, Public Schools - 28 Apr 2008

BALTIMORE (WJZ) ― More disturbing allegations arise at an already troubled Baltimore City high school.

Mike Hellgren reports in an Eyewitness News Exclusive, following two high profile beatings, there are now reports of a sexual assault.

The mother says …

April 25, 2008

Photographer attacked at school where teacher was attacked

Filed under: Crime, Education, Baltimore City, K-12, Public Schools - 25 Apr 2008
A photographer for The Examiner (Baltimore) was attacked by a person believed to be a student while the photographer was taking pictures at a school where an art teacher was assaulted earlier this month, the newspaper said.

Arianne Starnes, 24, …

April 23, 2008

Head count of illegals in Frederick Co. schools?
Frederick County Commissioner Lennie Thompson has proposed that next year’s county school system funding be based on a good-faith effort by the school board to count the number of students with questionable immigration status.

He says the count would …

April 22, 2008

UMBC sued by pro-life group over free speech zones

Filed under: Higher Ed, UMBC, Baltimore County, Legal News - 22 Apr 2008

The Retriever Weekly
An attorney acting on behalf of UMBC’s pro-life student organization, Rock for Life, hopes their lawsuit filed against UMBC will cause the school’s speech zone and speech code policies to be declared unconstitutional and force university officials …

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