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Maryland Code, Education § 6-903

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The protection provided against a violation of § 6-902 of this subtitle shall apply only if:

(1) The public school employee has a reasonable, good faith belief that the public school employer has, or still is, engaged in an activity, a policy, or a practice that is in violation of a law, rule, or regulation;

(2) The public school employee discloses information that the employee reasonably believes evidences:

(i) An abuse of authority, gross mismanagement, or gross waste of money;

(ii) A substantial and specific danger to public health or safety;  or

(iii) A violation of law;  and

(3) The public school employee has reported the activity, policy, or practice to a supervisor or an administrator of the public school employer in writing and afforded the employer a reasonable opportunity to correct the activity, policy, or practice.

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