Montgomery County, Mark L Rich, Montgomery County School discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


News. Great to have you here at 7 23. Now an update on a big push to lower gun violence in our area, all high schools in Montgomery county will hold anti violence assembly soon and the county executive says he is fully behind the move that he calls importance. Understanding why young people would choose to get and use firearms is critical to dealing with gun violence. That's how Montgomery county executive Mark L rich sees it. I don't think we understand fully why children are making choices to go down that path. Montgomery county school superintendent monifa mcknight notified parents in a letter this week that police and representatives from the state's attorney's office will hold presentations on the consequences of gun violence at schools during elric's weekly briefing. He also said, once again, he'll be interviewing a candidate for health officer, Montgomery county has had an acting health officer ever since doctor Travis gales stepped down from the post one year ago. Kate Ryan, WTO news. Of female swimmer is suing the university of Maryland Baltimore county tonight. She says the school repeatedly failed to protect her after she reported an abusive relationship with a male teammate. Now the Baltimore sun reports the lawsuit comes two months after an internal investigation confirmed reports of sexual harassment and gender based discrimination by the school's former head swim coach. The suit filed in Baltimore federal court accuses UMBC of trying to downplay her suffering because they hoped to avoid a scandal involving dating violence among swimmers. The female swimmer has now graduated longtime UMBC swim coach Chad craddock is central to her complaint. He died by suicide early last year, a school spokesperson did not respond so far to a request for comments. 7 24, a group of parents sued Washington Hebrew congregation in northwest D.C. in 2019, saying 14 toddlers were sexually abused by a preschool teacher. Now the reform synagogues has the parents don't have the right to sue. Here's WTO's Neil Logan's team. Washington Hebrew congregation says the parents who are alleging sex abuse gave up their right to sue when they signed waivers enrolling their children in the preschool. In a pretrial motion, the temple says the waiver specifies the parents won't Sue for any personal injury they are their child sustains while participating in the temple programs. The parents say sexual abuse is not a school activity and that not a single parent who signs release contemplated it would cover injuries from their children being sexually abused by a trusted employee. The civil suit goes to trial in March of next year. Neil law can stay in

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