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Child Deaths

Definition: The number of deaths to children ages 0-21 per 100,000 in the age-specific population. Child (Ages 0-21 yrs) Death Rate per 100,000 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 MD 73.4 77.0 72.1 63.4 57.9 59.0 57.2 56.0 US 67.8 67.5 64.3 60.2 56.8 55.9 54.9 * Data Source: MD DHMH, Vital Statistics  Read the Rest…

Alternative Maryland School Assessment

Definition: The Alternate Maryland School Assessment (Alt-MSA) tests the areas of math, reading, and science and is administered to students with disabilities in grades 3 through 8 and grade 10 when a student’s IEP (individualized education plan) team finds that the Alt-MSA is the most appropriate assessment for the students’ educational needs.   2004 2005  Read the Rest…

Births to Adolescents

Definition: The number of births to adolescent females ages 15 through 19, per 1,000 age-specific population.   Adolescent Birth Rate per 1,000 Women (Ages 15-19 yrs) 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 MD 32.3 31.8 33.6 34.4 32.7 31.2 27.2 24.7 22.1 19.3 US 41.1 40.4 41.9 42.5 40.2 37.9 34.2  Read the Rest…

Bullying and Harassment

Definition: Bullying is a form of aggression between a more powerful antagonist and his/her victim.  Bullying can be physical, verbal, and/or psychological, and can be direct or indirect.  Chronic victims may experience mental health problems such as anxiety, academic difficulties, poor concentration, and withdrawal.  Bullying occurs across all age groups and includes sexual harassment, dating  Read the Rest…

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