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Past articles by Lillian:

Baltimore readies plan to enforce youth curfew using social workers over police in ‘communal parenting’ strategy

Days before Baltimore City is set to begin enforcing a youth curfew, elected leaders, police and community partners unveiled a strategy labeled as “communal parenting” that aims to be non-punitive for young people. → Read More

Baltimore City Public Schools lose ground in Maryland’s star ratings

More than a third of Baltimore City Public Schools earned fewer stars this year in Maryland’s first batch of star ratings awarded to every public school in the state since the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

How did Maryland schools perform last year? Preliminary star ratings, graduation and dropout rates released.

State board of education members on Tuesday reviewed preliminary results for the state’s school rating system, known as the Maryland Report Card. → Read More

Baltimore City charter school narrowly earns renewal as board of education adds conditions

Baltimore City’s board of education has renewed its charter with Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys under strict new terms. → Read More

Maryland weather: Temps drop 20-30 degrees clearing way for potential snowfall this weekend

Thursday's warm weather gives way to cold air and possible snowfall Saturday. → Read More

Conservative parent activists want Maryland schools to ban two books. A new school board member is receptive.

Jolie McShane has rallied her network of activists and civic groups to remove "Gender Queer" and "Lawn Boy" from shelves in Baltimore County schools. → Read More

Baltimore City’s first elected school board commissioners take oaths of office

Baltimore City’s newest school commissioners Ashley Esposito and Kwamé Kenyatta-Bey took their oaths of office Friday. → Read More

Here’s how Baltimore-area students scored on Maryland’s standardized testing in English and math

Baltimore-area students are showing signs of returning to pre-pandemic levels of proficiency in English language arts but continued to have setbacks in math, according to newly released test scores. → Read More

Baltimore County schools partially at fault for 2020 cyberattack, Maryland inspector general for education finds

Maryland’s inspector general for education says the Baltimore County school system failed to provide adequate security for its computer network servers, despite several warnings from the state in the years preceding a ransomware attack in 2020. → Read More

Civil rights groups sue Maryland Department of Human Services over medications prescribed to foster children

Civil rights organizations and advocates representing three Maryland teens are challenging the state’s oversight of medical records for foster children receiving psychotropic drugs, according to a new federal lawsuit. → Read More

Blueprint for Maryland’s Future: Inside the state’s massive plan to reform public education

Here’s what you need to know about the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, the long-term strategy for overhauling Maryland public schools. → Read More

Ahead of Baltimore City’s first school board meeting of 2023, elected members wait to take oaths of office

The Baltimore City school board’s long-awaited expansion to include two elected members faces delays this month as the recently elected must wait until late January to be sworn in. → Read More

Edmondson-Westside High School extends class cancellations, counseling for students after deadly shooting

One administrator heard the gunshots while crossing school grounds and rushed to the scene to provide first aid, Baltimore City schools CEO Sonja Santelises said. → Read More

Arguments resume in decades-old Bradford lawsuit over adequate funding for Baltimore City schools

Each side has asked the court for a summary judgment to settle whether the state has violated city students’ right to an education as guaranteed in the state constitution. → Read More

Baltimore City school board candidate concedes as longtime teacher, community advocate lead race

Salimah Jasani, a former special educator at Digital Harbor High School, conceded Friday. → Read More

Maryland schools point to hurdles in state’s plan to implement Blueprint education reforms

Issues include a need for more funding, clarity and flexibility in rolling out the state’s ambitious education reform plan. → Read More

Baltimore County Police investigating body found in Nottingham

Baltimore County Police found a man's body Monday evening in the 8500 block of Heathrow Court. → Read More

Baltimore Police searching for 1-year-old boy

Baltimore Police are searching for a boy who they say was abducted Sunday from his foster family’s custody. → Read More

Three injured in separate shootings in Baltimore Friday night

Baltimore Police say three men were injured in separate shootings across the city Friday night. → Read More

Inside a Baltimore County schools job fair, staffing shortages attract teachers ahead of a new academic year

Amid widespread staffing shortages of educators, bus drivers and other essential staff, the Baltimore County school system has launched weekly recruitment events around the district to put candidates directly in front of hiring managers. → Read More