Mark Bedell wants a conversation about youth violence in Annapolis. The superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools, he started it off last week, talking about nine homicides in the city this year — some of them involving teenage boys — and recent fights at Annapolis High. “We can’t be the greatest educational institution and the greatest social services institution. You can’t be great at both of them,” Bedell said.
Schools want a conversation about youth violence in Annapolis. Let’s talk.
December 19, 2023