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Archive for January, 2021


Letter of Information: Senate Bill 245: Public Schools – School Resource Officers – Requirements and Prohibitions

The following Letter of Information was sent to the Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee of the Maryland General Assembly on January 15, 2021. On behalf of the Maryland Center for School Safety (MCSS), which strives to promote and enhance school communities that are inclusive educational environments free from fear, harm, trauma, and unnecessary  Read the Rest…

Suspect Abuse? Report it!

During the COVID-19 pandemic school looks a lot different than normal.  Teachers and staff have much less interaction with their students than usual, which can be detrimental to the safety of students.  Without having “eyes on students” every day in an environment outside of the home where students may feel comfortable, child abuse is going  Read the Rest…