Anne Arundel County schools discussing new anti-bias, pro-diversity initiative

In Anne Arundel schools, students are frustrated.

That’s what they tell Josie Urrea, president of the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils and student member of the board-elect of the county Board of Education. Following a year of racially charged incidents at schools across the…

from Anne Arundel County – Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/ac-cn-josie-urrea-racism-program-20180421-story.html
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Gavin Buckley: Annapolis can’t borrow its way out of debt

When I was running for mayor, I said I didn’t want to raise taxes, and I don’t. But since taking office four months ago and getting a look “under the hood,” it’s clear Annapolis’ financial situation is much bleaker than I had anticipated.

This was not a decision I took lightly, all options were…

from Anne Arundel County – Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/ac-ce-column-buckley-20180422-story.html
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Anne Arundel to address ‘capacity issues’ with Safe Stations in budget

Anne Arundel County officials say they plan to address issues with the growing caseload of patients taking advantage of Safe Stations, an initiative that turned police stations and firehouses into addiction treatment resource centers a year ago.

County Executive Steve Schuh plans to introduce funding…

from Anne Arundel County – Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/ac-cn-safe-stations-anniversary-20180421-story.html
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Urban designer Fred Kent to host Annapolis workshop

Expert “placemaker” Fred Kent will host a workshop in Annapolis next week.

Kent, an urban planner, has experience designing spaces in cities across the country. He will lead a workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28 that seeks to gather input on the development of City Dock. The workshop will take…

from Anne Arundel County – Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/ac-cn-fred-kent-20180421-story.html
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Annapolis Police Department opens $1,000 scholarship applications

The Annapolis Police Department is accepting applications for their annual scholarship program, which gifts $1,000 to two high school seniors.

The scholarship is open to seniors with financial need who plan to attend college. Applicants must have at least a 2.7 grade-point average and submit a…

from Anne Arundel County – Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/ac-cn-police-scholarship-20180421-story.html
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CEO leaving Community Foundations of Anne Arundel

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County announced President and CEO Melissa Curtin will leave her role with the organization in June, ending three years in which she oversaw total assets for the philanthropic group’s assets grow from $6 million to $15 million.

Curtin led the organization…

from Anne Arundel County – Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/ac-cn-marketplace-curtin-20180421-story.html
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Maryland ranks No. 1 in U.S. for minority and women businesses ownership, study finds

Maryland has the highest rate of per-capita minority and women business ownership in the United States, a recent study shows.

The state has nearly 42 minority owners for every 100,000 residents, according to a survey by Paychex, a payroll, human resources and insurance services company. It also…

from Anne Arundel County – Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/bs-bz-minority-owned-business-maryland-20180418-story.html
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