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Frederick Douglass High School

Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore was one of the schools targeted by the state schools superintendent for a takeover. (CNS-TV file photo)

Md. Legislature Delays Takeover of Some Baltimore Schools

Gov. Robert Ehrlich calls the Assembly's  move to block a takeover of 11 failing Baltimore City schools his "worst moment in 20 years of public service."

Related Link: video graphic  Newsline's Bonny Ghosh reported March 30 on the proposed takeover (2 minutes 28 seconds, using RealPlayer).


More Stories:

School Systems Await Word on Fate of Federal Aid (April 14, 2006)

Grasmick Says Assembly Action on Baltimore Schools Threatens Federal Funds (April 5, 2006)

Assembly Rams Through Bill to Delay Takeover of City Schools (March 31, 2006)

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Published 05/17/06; Last updated: 05/19/06 11:05 AM

Special report produced by Maryland Newsline's Nicholas Sekkas; edited for the Web by Chris Harvey, stories edited for print by Tony Barbieri. With reporting by Capital News Service's Nicholas Sohr, Connor Adam Sheets and Carol Motsinger and CNS-TV's Bonny Ghosh. With research by Maryland Newsline's Jennifer Fu. Banner graphic by Nicholas Sekkas.

Copyright 2006 University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.


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Baltimore City Public School System

Maryland State Department of Education

The 2005 Maryland Report Card for Baltimore City Schools