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June 14, 1991
Northeast principal Joseph Carducci Jr. has agreed to meet with a small group of school supporters this afternoon to discuss their concerns over recent developments at the Pasadena institution.Former athletic boosters president Roland Marsh confirmed yesterday that "fiveor six" committee members will meet with Carducci at 4 p.m. at Northeast.Carducci, who replaced Joseph Cardamone Feb. 1, has been embroiled in controversy since announcing two weeks ago that he would advertise the positions of athletic director and assistant athletic directorafter the school year.
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By Meredith Moss and Meredith Moss,Cox News Service | April 23, 2000
He understands how it feels. "I was a shy adolescent and had almost no dates in high school," says Bernardo J. Carducci, now a professor of psychology at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany. "I couldn't talk to girls." These days, Carducci, 47, is talking to all kinds of people, especially to those who find shyness a stumbling block in their daily lives. He's convinced he can help. As director of the Shyness Research Institute at his university, Carducci has interviewed thousands of shy people over the past 25 years.
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By Dianne Williams Hayes and Dianne Williams Hayes,Staff writer | September 5, 1991
A county group known to be outspoken on matters regarding sex education and abortion came out in support of Northeast principal Joseph Carducci during a school board meeting yesterday, applauding his reported stand on abortion and urging other parents to follow suit.MaryErvin, president of CARE-MD, told the board that Carducci was actingin the best interest of students."The intense dislike that these Northeast High School parents feel for their principal has blinded them to the fact that Mr. Carducci has the best interest of their children at heart," she said.
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By Andrea F. Siegel and Andrea F. Siegel,SUN STAFF | June 28, 1996
A former Northeast High School principal has sued Anne Arundel County and state school officials for $15 million, claiming they made him a scapegoat in a 1993 student-teacher sex scandal and ruined his reputation.Joseph J. Carducci, 47, of Edgewater claims he was "targeted" because of controversy surrounding his Catholic beliefs and was made the "fall guy" to protect higher-level administrators, including Superintendent Carol S. Parham, in the aftermath of the scandal, according to the civil suit.
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By Robert Lee and Robert Lee,Staff writer | August 28, 1991
The Board of Education has agreed to investigate whether Northeast Principal Joseph Carducci Jr. instituted an abortion policy that violates board policy and possibly federal law.Newly appointed board member Maureen York announced the decision during a Monday night meeting of 40 Northeast High School boosters calling for Carducci's removal. Previously, School Superintendent Larry L. Lorton had describedthe controversy as a "dead issue."Four faculty members, including former guidance counselor Leonard Sokoloff, have told the Anne Arundel County Sun that Carducci set a verbal policy at his first staff meeting last February requiring faculty members to inform him about any pregnant student considering an abortion so he could counsel them against it."
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By These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes | January 3, 1992
A Mass of Christian burial for Anne Trolsen Carducci of Edgewater isscheduled for 10 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.Christian wake services are scheduled for 8 p.m. today. Rosary begins at 9:15 a.m. tomorrow, and burial will follow the Mass at Lakemont Cemetery.Mrs. Carducci, 45, died Wednesday at University Hospital in Baltimore.Born in Newburgh, N.Y., Mrs. Carducci was a 1965 graduate ofPatrick Henry High School in Roanoke, Va., and a 1967 graduate of Marymount College in Arlington, Va., with an associate's degree.
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By Roch Eric Kubatko and Roch Eric Kubatko,Staff writer | June 2, 1991
The complaints range from weak "social skills" to a propensity for unnecessary change. After only four months on the job, Northeast principal Joseph Carducci Jr. is being compared by angry students with oneof the most hated figures in the world."
NEWS
By Robert Lee and Robert Lee,Staff writer | August 23, 1991
Northeast High School parents are still planning a protest rally against Principal Joseph Carducci Jr. next Wednesday despite appeals from the superintendent of schools and Sen. Philip Jimeno to avoid disrupting the troubled school."
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By Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel and Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel,Sun Staff Writers | February 3, 1994
In Thursday's editions of The Sun for Anne Arundel County, comments from a school board meeting about the transfers of two assistant principals at Northeast High School were incorrectly attributed. The comments were from PTSA member Chris Kirby's written testimony, which was read into the record. He had asked why the two assistant principals had been transferred when the principal was not.The Sun regrets the error.Supporters of embattled Northeast High School Principal Joseph Carducci -- nearly a dozen students among them -- had harsh words for his critics and told Anne Arundel County school board members yesterday that he should stay at the school.
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By Jill L. Zarend and Jill L. Zarend,Staff writer | March 1, 1991
New principal Joseph Carducci Jr. says he has come upon the "best-kept secret" in the county school system -- Northeast High School."I didn't know much about the school when I got here. The kids here are an extremely friendly and respectful group. They made me feel very welcome."Carducci took over for retiring principal Joseph Cardamone on Feb. 1. Cardamone was the chief administrator at Northeast, which has 981 students in grades 9 through 12, for 4 years."I came in at semester time, it was interesting," explained Carducci, who still has packed boxes stacked near a book case in his office.
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By Carol L. Bowers and Carol L. Bowers,Sun Staff Writer | August 30, 1995
The former principal of Northeast High School claimed yesterday he was demoted to a desk job because of his religious beliefs, not his handling of a teacher-student sex scandal at his school or his job performance."
NEWS
March 8, 1994
Northeast High Principal Joseph Carducci Jr. is being transferred to school system headquarters in June, a change that will upset some in the community but which probably is for the best.His instructional qualifications notwithstanding, Dr. Carducci has been a lightning rod ever since he was assigned to Northeast three years ago. His religious convictions improperly intruded into school life and stirred up a tempest on two occasions -- once when he fired Northeast's popular athletic director for holding a lacrosse tournament on Good Friday, and again when he advised girls to see him if they were pregnant and considering an abortion.
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By Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel and Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel,Sun Staff Writers | March 4, 1994
Joseph Carducci Jr., who was principal of Northeast High School when a teacher-student sex scandal broke there, is being transferred to an unspecified job at Board of Education headquarters at the end of the school year.The new principal, as of July 1, will be Roy Skiles, a popular assistant principal at Chesapeake Senior High School, and a 1968 graduate of Northeast.Dr. Carducci has been a source of controversy since his first months as principal in 1991 when he fired the school's longtime athletic director over parent protests.
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By Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel and Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel,Sun Staff Writers | March 3, 1994
The chief author of a report that said the Anne Arundel County school system had mishandled allegations of teachers having sex with students will meet his chief critics this month.The meeting will take place on March 17, the day after schools Superintendent Carol S. Parham is to recommend changes in response to the report.Alan I. Baron, the Washington lawyer who wrote the report, has agreed to meet with parents at Northeast High School, where four teachers were put on leave last year over child sex-abuse allegations.
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By Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel and Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel,Sun Staff Writers | February 3, 1994
In Thursday's editions of The Sun for Anne Arundel County, comments from a school board meeting about the transfers of two assistant principals at Northeast High School were incorrectly attributed. The comments were from PTSA member Chris Kirby's written testimony, which was read into the record. He had asked why the two assistant principals had been transferred when the principal was not.The Sun regrets the error.Supporters of embattled Northeast High School Principal Joseph Carducci -- nearly a dozen students among them -- had harsh words for his critics and told Anne Arundel County school board members yesterday that he should stay at the school.
NEWS
By Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel and Carol L. Bowers and Andrea F. Siegel,Staff Writers | January 27, 1994
A growing debate over whether Northeast High School Principal Joseph Carducci should remain at the school is pitting the leadership of the school's Parent-Teacher-Student Association against its countywide umbrella organization.Rumors of Dr. Carducci's departure have persisted almost since the day in April 1993 when Ronald Walter Price, a social studies teacher at Northeast, was arrested and charged with having sex with a student. They increased as the number of students Price was accused of abusing grew to eight, and became even louder when police lodged similar charges against two more teachers there.
NEWS
By Dianne Williams Hayes and Dianne Williams Hayes,Staff writer | July 2, 1991
A group of parents will try again tomorrow to convince school board members that Northeast High School Principal Joseph Carducci Jr. mustbe removed.This time, they say, they will cite examples of poor student and staff morale and of Carducci's religious beliefs interfering with his ability to run the school."
NEWS
By Roch Eric Kubatko and Roch Eric Kubatko,Staff writer | June 12, 1991
Northeast principal Joseph Carducci Jr. says the controversy surrounding his dismissal of popular athletic director Bob Grimm two weeks ago is beginning to subside.But nearly 100 Northeast supporters who gathered Monday night to renew discussions of Carducci's ouster andGrimm's reinstatement would disagree.A committee of parents, teachers, athletic boosters and communityactivists met for the second straight week at the Woodland Beach Innin Pasadena, said past boosters president Roland Marsh.
NEWS
January 19, 1994
Joseph Carducci should remain principal at Northeast High School at least until June, say the members of the school's PTA, who have written to the Anne Arundel County school board president and Gov. William Donald Schaefer."
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