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Press Release - April 18, 2017 - Text 2 Stop It with Governor Hogan of Maryland as he signs anti-bullying bill, HB 669, to improve student reporting of bullying and other harmful activities by anonymous two-way electronic tips

Press Release - Signing HB 669 4.24.17.pdf

Maryland Bully, Harassment and Intimidation Annual Report March 31, 2017 - A total of 4,713 incidents were reported for the 2015-2016 school year. This represents a statewide increase of 559 reported incidents from the 2014-2015 school year. Baltimore County reported the most incidents with a total of 743 and a rate of 4.4 incidents per 1,000 enrolled students. Following Baltimore County was Montgomery County with 500 incidents and 3.2 incidents per 1,000; Baltimore City with 490 incidents and 4.4 incidents per 1,000; and Prince George’s County with 435 incidents and 3.4 incidents per 1,000. Kent, Dorchester, and Wicomico Counties reported the most incidents relative to enrollment (See Table 1).

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