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By John-John Williams IV | August 26, 2007
The trial for a former Howard County teacher accused of having sexual relationships with two teenage boys is scheduled to begin Tuesday in county Circuit Court. Kirsten Ann Kinley, 27, who was a special-education teacher at Marriotts Ridge High School, was arrested Feb. 15 and charged with having sexual contact with a 15-year-old male student in late 2004 and early 2005 while she was teaching at Hammond Middle School. In May, a second male student made similar allegations against Kinley.
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By Nick Madigan and Nick Madigan,Sun reporter | September 22, 2007
DOVER, Del. -- The word first spread room to room in the dormitories, with resident advisers knocking on doors just after 1 a.m. to announce that two students had just been shot. About an hour later, officials were posting notices on the walls and on the Delaware State University Web site. By 5 a.m., classes for the day had been canceled. Last spring's shootings at Virginia Tech reverberated hundreds of miles away yesterday in this campus of about 3,700, as school officials cited lessons learned and moved rapidly to try to protect students.
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By MICHAEL DRESSER and MICHAEL DRESSER,SUN REPORTER | April 5, 2006
COLLEGE PARK -- Thousands of jubilant students crowded onto U.S. 1 in a raucous celebration last night as the Terps clinched the NCAA women's championship over those despised Blue Devils from Duke. Police in full riot gear cleared the crowd from the street before things got too hectic - but not before some students ignited a small fire using newspapers and at least a couple of them mounted a parked bus to bust some dance moves. The fire was quickly extinguished, and students were ushered from atop the bus. "Let's go Maryland!"
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Staff Writer | December 5, 1993
Determined to improve the math and science achievement of black male students, the school system's Black Student Achievement Program (BSAP) will offer academic mentors to students who need special help in those subjects.The initiative is intended to improve students' grades in math and science, encourage them to enroll in high-level math and science courses, and increase scores on standardized tests."We know that African-American males have a great deal of potential," said Gloria Washington, a BSAP facilitator.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Sun Staff Writer | February 4, 1994
A school system initiative announced last year to help black male students do better in math and science finally is under way at Oakland Mills High School."
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By Karen Masterson and Karen Masterson,SUN STAFF | November 20, 1997
Concerned that not enough male students are enrolled, Baltimore City Community College used a pricey motivational speaker yesterday to encourage school-aged black males to enroll and graduate."
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By Michael Hill and Michael Hill,SUN STAFF | November 17, 1999
From boys lured away from books by images of muscular models to the failure to see the connection between a bachelor's degree and a decent job, the explanations for a steady drop in male college students ran the gamut during a daylong conference on that issue at Goucher College yesterday.About 75 educators and researchers heard presentations on the hard-wiring of boys' brains and different discipline patterns for boys and girls."I think people are leaving here with a lot to think about," said Goucher President Judy Jolley Mohraz.
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By Tanika White and Liz Bowie and Tanika White and Liz Bowie,SUN STAFF | December 3, 2003
The principal of City College finds himself at the center of a public debate over student enrollment and teacher recruitment at one of Baltimore's most prestigious public high schools, after alumni raised concerns with top school officials. Some alumni are worried that the once all-male school is now predominantly female and that a number of veteran teachers have left the institution in recent years. But the school's critics say it was not their intention to make principal Joseph M. Wilson the focus of criticism.
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By LOS ANGELES TIMES | January 25, 1999
Women have closed the gender gap in college enrollment, but another gap has widened: College women are working harder and feeling more stress while their male counterparts are having a good time.In a nationwide survey of college freshmen to be released today, women are five times as likely to be anxious as men, reporting they frequently felt "overwhelmed by all I have to do."These young women are smoking more than men. More of them say they frequently felt depressed in the last year, more are worried about paying for college and feel insecure about their physical and emotional health.
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By Monica Norton and Monica Norton,Staff Writer | October 8, 1992
Nearly two-thirds of the black male students in Anne Arundel County high schools are ineligible to participate in athletics under the Board of Education's newly adopted policy requiring a minimum grade point average of 2.0.Figures compiled by the school superintendent's staff show that 60 percent of the black males are ineligible under the new standards, and 70 percent of the ninth-graders would be ineligible.Under the old standard of 1.6, 40 percent would be ineligible."I support the 2.0, but I find it troublesome the number of black students affected by this policy," said Vincent O. Leggett, board president.
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