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RE-EDUCATION: Activists in Atlanta, Ga., waged a two-month campaign to oppose the establishment of a military-themed high school.

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The U.S. Marine Corps and the DeKalb County school board have postponed their plans to establish a military-themed high school after more than 100 parents, students, peace activists and veterans in the Atlanta-area community waged a two-month campaign against it.

“We are so far from what our children deserve,” said schools CEO Dr. Andrés Alonso. --- On Tuesday, March 3rd, over 250 parents, teachers, students, education advocates, and elected officials gathered inside the Fort Worthington Elementary School auditorium for a victory celebration. “We are here to announce we won,” said Pete Kannem, Executive Director for New Leaders for New Schools, part of the Baltimore Education Coalition (BEC). Last week Gov.

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“The issue is safety,” said Jo Greene, MTA Office of Communications and Marketing Director. “We don’t want students waiting on a bus.”

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Freezing temperatures have hit Baltimore City this year, but it has not stopped Baltimore City students from letting their voices be heard.

“MTA don’t understand, we need a day-pass in our hand,” shouted a gathering of students led by the Baltimore Algebra Project (BAP) in front of Maryland Transit Authority (MTA) headquarters at 6 St. Paul Street on Thursday, February 5.

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The symbolism of walking a path and then re-tracing one's steps can be powerful when reflecting on how the past informs the present and future.

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Subbasement studios, one the most progressive art galleries in Baltimore, just finished hosting a unique installation called Living Labyrinths for Peace.

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