Tag: House Republicans

Del. Szeliga says action must be taken to help teachers deal with chronically disruptive students

House Minority Whip Kathy Szeliga, R-Baltimore-Harford, called for action on five bills aimed at helping teachers deal with disruptive students. “We’re not talking about passing notes and chewing gum. We’re talking about arguing, fighting, cussing at teachers, physically and verbally assaulting teachers and other students. Teachers need the tools in the toolbox to take their classrooms back without fear of administration interference.”

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Md. House Republicans defend prisons chief, criticize O’Malley

Maryland House Republicans were surprisingly complimentary of Public Safety Secretary Gary Maynard at a Thursday news conference about the pervasive gang activity in state prisons revealed in a federal indictment of 13 correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center. The Republicans described the secretary as a reformer whose efforts had been thwarted by the inaction of others, and said that they admired his willingness to uncover corruption.

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