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Md. community debates penalty for students who came to prom drunk

After the principal at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School tried to impose a tough punishment on students caught drunk at a school event, the head of the school system has reversed it, igniting conflict among parents. One of those parents said she’s urging continued support for Principal Donna Redmond Jones after her decision to bar six students from graduation ceremonies was overruled.

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