Youth and young adults in low-income families often lack access to activities — academic, recreational, enrichment or work experience — that keep them engaged over the summer. In 2016, nine organizations — the Abell Foundation, Annie E.
Join Baltimore's Promise Executive Director, Thomasina Hiers, for a general update. Learn about Baltimore's Promise's work to date, data gathered and findings.
Members of the State Board of Education will join us to discuss their priorities for the 2016-2017 school year. Specifically, they will discuss Maryland's timeline and tentative policies for implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which impact school accountability and ratings, school improvement, teacher evaluations and student assessment.
In the spring of 2017, Maryland State Department of Education draf its Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan for implementation. This plan will impact K-12 education in our state for the next 4-8 years, at minimum. Join a panel of ESSA experts to gain a national perspective of ESSA, understand models and approaches of others states and learn about the progress within Maryland.
The Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host Dr. Sonja Santelises, Chief Executive Officer of the Baltimore City Public School System.
The Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host Dr. Renee A. Foose, Superintendent of the Howard County Public School System.
Maryland Philanthropy Network members are invited to a briefing by the Baltimore City Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services Team and Maryland’s farms to schools lead about the current state of food and nutrition in City Schools and efforts to transform into a system that delivers healthier, more nutritious and tasty food to its 85,000 students.
60 years after Brown vs the Board of Education, American public schools are more segregated today than in 1968. In the state of Maryland, 9 out of every 10 black Maryland students and 8 out of every 10 Latino students attends a majority-minority school. 1 of every 4 black Maryland students attends a school that is 99-100% minority. Segregating poor, minority children in high poverty schools increases educational inequities.
Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) has requested an opportunity to provide a briefing to Maryland Philanthropy Network members on its new strategic plan prior to the Board of School Commissioners vote on November 10.
All Maryland Philanthropy Network members are invited to a conversation with several members of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners. Throughout the year, our Education Funders Affinity Group meets with key education leaders to learn about their priorities for the school district.