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Discussing violence in city schools

Posted at 11:43 PM, Dec 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-04 06:15:20-05

The community joined Baltimore City Public School leaders for an open discussion addressing safety issues.

This, after several incidents of violence towards teachers and staff.  Not to mention complaints about lack of safety resources in schools.

Dr. Sonja Santelises, said Monday's meeting was about presenting solutions to give students a safe learning environment.

And it was their input that had the greatest impact on the panel. 

"I’m seeing issues from violence in the schools to last week when our toilets weren't working.  All of that just stems and it gives roots to the violence that’s happening because if kids show that they don’t care it makes them lash out in ways that are unhealthy, said 10th grader Olivia Koulish

More community conversations are planned for next year.