City / County Digest

CITY / COUNTY DIGEST

November 24, 2006

Baltimore: education

Forum to be held on charter schools

The Baltimore school system will hold a public forum Tuesday on 13 applications to establish charter schools for the 2007-2008 academic year.

The forum will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the boardroom at school system headquarters, 200 E. North Ave.

Charter schools are public schools that operate independently, under contracts with local school boards.

During the forum, applicants will describe their proposals for charter schools, and city residents will have an opportunity to comment on them.

Sara Neufeld

Shooting

Man killed in bar; woman wounded

A man was fatally shot in the head about 10 p.m. last night inside the Kozy Korner, a bar in the 700 block of Bartlett Ave. in East Baltimore, city police said.

A woman in the bar was grazed by a bullet and was taken to an area hospital, police said.

Police said they knew of no motive for the shooting and had no suspects.

Nick Shields and Michael Stroh

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