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Frederick News Post (Newspaper) - August 24, 2016, Frederick, MarylandB2 local & state the Frederick news Post wednesday August 24, 2016 algebra i parcs tests to graduate from High school. The parcs is scored on a scale from 1 to 5, with lev Els 4 and 5 being considered College and career ready nationwide. The state education Board has proposed requiring students to earn Only a 3 to pass the parcs this first year though the state would gradually raise the score required until 2019-20, when students would need to earn a 4. This proposal will be published in the Maryland Register for Public com ment before its enacted. Theoretically if those graduation requirements had been in place for the previous school year about 64 percent of students state wide earned the required score to graduate on the English 10 parcs and 60 per cent earned the required score for algebra i. Frederick county students outperformed most of the state in the pre Vious years round of parcs results. Data for individual school districts and schools will be released at the sept. 27 state school Board meet ing. Follow Jeremy Bauer Wolf on twitter Beowulf. Parcs continued from b1 police blotter residents can also get rid of Mosquito Breeding areas by dumping standing water. According to the department of health and men tal Hygiene most people infected with West Nile virus will not have any symptoms but those who do May have a fever headache body aches rash or swollen Lymph glands. People older than 60 Are at risk of developing severe disease if infected. Less than 1 percent of people who Are infected develop a serious illness according to the centers for disease control and prevention. There is no treatment or vaccine for West Nile virus. Sylvia Carignan longtime . Police official to serve As interim chief Washington a longtime Deputy to District of Columbia police chief Cathy Lanier will become interim chief when Lanier leaves the Job next month. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced tuesday that Peter Newsham will serve As interim chief while she searches for someone to fill the position permanently. Newsham has been with the metropolitan police department since 1989 and has been assistant chief of police since 2002. Lanier announced last week that she was leaving after 9� years to become head of Security for the National football league. She is one of the nations Lon Gest serving and most popular big City police chiefs. Bowser says in a statement that like Lanier news Ham believes in the Power of building relationships with communities As the Best Way to deter and solve crime. Wire reports briefs continued from b1 court to hear Appeal of Washington county animal cruelty seizure a Boonsboro Man will Challenge the humane society of Washington count yes seizure of his animals. The society took 95 cows sheep and goats from Daniel a. Rohrer farm in november 2014 and moved them to Foster farms. The seized animals were malnourished and rotting animal carcasses were found in a barn according to the group. Rohrer initially faced More than 300 animal cruelty charges but he was sentenced to probation before judgment in Washington county District court on just five of those counts. The court of appeals of Maryland on aug. 19 agreed to hear an Appeal of the seizure according to online court records. The Case challenges the legality of the removal of the animals. The key questions that the appeals court will have to consider Are whether the humane society was permitted to take the animals when they had been in state custody under a search and seizure War rant whether the poor conditions for the animal need to exist at the time a notice of removal is Given to the owner and whether denying the return of animals pending criminal charges results in the loss of owner ship and disposal of those animals. A hearing Date has not been set according to on line court records. Kelsi Loos bust at its aug. 11 Public hearing. The proposal also called for removing a second bust of gov. Thomas Johnson from outside City Hall As Well As Brick papers and a sign explaining the dred Scott decision that accompanied the bust. That vote has been postponed pending a recommendation from the state easement committee according to City spokeswoman Patti Mullins. A historic preservation easement on the entire City Hall property Means the state Agency must first give its Blessing to any changes to the prop or Tyus exterior according to an agree ment signed Between the two groups. Kate Bolasky easement administrator for the Maryland historical Trust wrote in an email to the news Post on monday that the City could expect to receive a response from the committee shortly after its meeting. Local residents elected officials and historians have debated the Mer its of the proposal in Public hearings. Some including alderwoman Donna Kuzemchak who introduced the ordinance last summer say the bust has no place in front of a government building because of Tan eyes association with the dred Scott decision. Oth ers have advocated advocated keep ing it in its current location As a part of history and Opportunity for Educa Tion. Both the Taney and Johnson busts were to be relocated. The Taney bust was slated to go to the grandson of the sculptor who lives in Frederick county. The Johnson bust was intended to go to Rose Hill Manor Park and Chil Drens museum run by the Frederick county division of Parks and recreation. Rose Hill Manor was Johnsons Home. Taney continued from b1 .38 special tickets on sept. 6, and any difference in Price will be refunded at that time. Customers who paid by credit card will automatically be refunded those who paid by Cash or Check will be contacted and mailed a refund Check. Platten tickets will be Val id for the .38 special concert in the same seats originally selected. Ticket holders will not receive new tickets. Any Platten ticket hold ers who do not want to at tend the .38 special show can get a full refund if re Quested by sept. 6. Ticket holders can Call Petix 8 . To 8 . Monday through Friday or noon to 8 . Sunday at 800-514-3849. They May also Call the fairs Box office 9 . To 3 . Monday through Friday at 301-695-3928 or visit wow. . Fair continued from b1 Southern Rock band .38 special will take the grandstand stage at the great Frederick fair at 7 30 . Sept. 22. Courtesy photo by Sylvia Carignan the . Army medical research Institute of infectious diseases wont say whether an army investigation into its science director will trigger change at the lab. The army investigation completed in 2015, found evidence that us Amrid science director Sina Bavari has created an environment of fear and conflict of interest at the fort det Rick lab. The a mys investigation of Bavari did not find any illegal activity. The Frederick news Post obtained a copy of the army report through a Freedom of information act request and spoke to multiple sources including current and former employees about the investigation. Those who declined to be named feared Bavari would fire them dam age their reputations As researchers or both. The news Post published a Story about the army investigation aug. 13. The a mys investigating officer recommended that Bavari be removed from us Amrid and reassigned to a Job without supervisory duties. Lori Salvatore a spokeswoman for the . Army medical research and Materiel command provided a state ment monday in response to inquiries from the news Post about the investigations recommendations. Since this is an internal personnel matter we Are unable to provide any further information she wrote in an email. The defense threat reduction Agency a department of defense Agency that is a major us Amrid funder also declined to weigh in Mon Day. Dtra will continue to manage projects and funds in accordance with applicable Laws policies and proce dures. Dtra has no comment on personnel matters at other agencies spokesman Ron Lovas wrote in an email. Follow Sylvia Carignan on twitter Sylvi Carignan. Silence on science director investigation us Amrid Community invited to ask questions on Libertytown Road improvement plans state Highway administration through eight and once in High school in math and English. Students must also be tested in sciences once in elementary Middle and High school. Maryland requires additional testing. Essa was lauded for returning control to the states As they develop accountability systems. Its predecessor the widely unpopular no child left behind was criticized for being too rigid and too harsh in its consequences. But regulations per Taining to Essa recently released by the . Department of Educa Tion limit states More. For instance the regulations Force states to As sign a single rating to every school like an a of scale. This summative rating was not a require ment in the Law. Alban speaking for Assam requested that the Maryland state education Board lobby the Federal government to loosen some of the Man dates in the regulations keeping with the spirit of Essa and allow More state oversight. States Are to submit plans to the Federal government either in Early March or july 2017. Enforcement would Start in the 2017-18 school year. Maryland intends to sub Mit its plan in March. At tuesdays meeting Alban asked for the state Board to push the . Department of education to push Back the time line Back to the 2018-19 school year. Some including Al ban also said the regu lations Are flawed in that the regulations mandate school districts to rely on data from 2016-17 when the new account ability plan is not in effect to inform decisions about struggling schools in 2017-18. The Frederick county Board of education also pushed for the Feder Al education department changes while the regu lations were published in the Federal Register. Representatives from the Maryland state department of education presented some suggestions tuesday for the account ability plan including what non Aca Demic indicator should be used in the account ability plan. State Board Mem Bers were Adamant that science should be used As part of that Indica tor even though it relates to academics. Others pushed school satisfaction to possibly be measured through surveys to students and families. Alban said in a tues Day evening phone Call that she was encouraged by the state boards conversation. Much of what the Board said lined up with is Samos wishes Alban said. I thought the conversation bringing Forth Var ious perspectives was Good Alban said. This is a hard decision and i think sharing ideas will be among them. One person saying one thing another developing an alternative will eventually really help them. Follow Jeremy Bauer Wolf on twitter Beowulf. Essa continued from b1 Alban by Brandi Bottalico state Highway administration officials presented a $1.5 million plan tuesday to prevent Drivers from Speed ing and improve pedestrian Access in Libertytown. The plan is for a stretch of lib erty Road from West South Street to my. 31. There will be 4-foot-wide medians on part of Liberty Road near West South Street Sam Delaurence a Sha transportation Engineer said at the Liberty town fire Hall where Resi dents could see sketches of the plan. To accommodate the Width of the median the lanes will be narrowed from 12 feet to 10 feet which is expected to make Drivers slow Down. A similar median will be added at the Entrance of Libertytown Park on Liberty Village Road Delaurence said. At that part of the Road there Are four lanes. The 11 foot median will eliminate one Lane taking the Road from four lanes to three. The extra pavement Al most provides the Drivers with too much Comfort he said. What were doing is essentially a Road diet. There will also be a Cross walk to allow pedestrians to Cross Liberty Road at Liberty Village Road. Pedestrian ramps and two new crosswalks at my. 75 and Liberty Road would comply with the americans with disabilities act. Each of the four Corners which Are raised curbs would be turned into ramps. Currently the East leg of the Square has a crosswalk that intersects Liberty Road. The North and West leg of the Square would add Cross walks. On Liberty Road Sha plans to add Elevation to one Side of a curve where there have been several crashes Delaurence said. The project is in the de sign phase and feedback is Welcome said Teri Soos assistant District Engineer of project development at Sha. The state would put the project out to bid in March 2017 and construction would begin in the summer of 2017. Debbie Mercer who lives in a Condo behind the 7-eleven on Liberty Road said Sheds lived in the area for More than 20 years and had heard a lot of talk about a proposed bypass. Mercer said she would prefer Speed cameras which would save Money because officers have to Monitor the Road anymore. The new plan will cause a bottleneck she said. She is most concerned about the noise from trac tor trailers that drive through the town. Wayne Stevens had Sim Ilar concerns. He said he cant have his windows open after 3 . Because of the noise. I think our bigger prob Lem is the trucks coming through town he said. Its just constant that constant noise with the Jake brakes. It rattles the windows. He also talked about a backup of cars Between 4 and 6 . I dont know if this out Here is going to help he said pointing to a Board with a photo of the part of Liberty Road that will have one less Lane to accommodate the 11-foot median. He was hopeful about in creasing the height on one Side of the Road at the curve to prevent crashes. As a Volunteer with the Libertytown Volunteer fire department he said he knows that that part of the Road is a problem for Drivers who dont know it curves. Usually when you get a Call up there you know its not going to be a Good one he said. Follow Brandi Bottalico on twitter Brand Bot. Staff file photo by Dan Gross a Maryland state trooper talks with the Driver of a car that ran into a House on South Street in Libertytown on aug. 8. The Driver who was charged with negligent driving and failure to control Speed to avoid a collision was using an ipod while driving Maryland state police sgt. Stephen Johnson said. No one was Hurt As a result of the crash
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