How should philanthropy support young people in this perilous time in U.S. history? The confluence of a global pandemic, an economic crisis, and a nationwide call for racial justice will fundamentally alter the lives of all American learners.
Maryland Philanthropy Network’s (MPN) School-Centered Neighborhood Investment Initiative (SCNII) funded a research team to conduct an initial analysis that sought to document the 21CSBP’s implementation process, understand the complex relationships among responsible agencies, and explore the implementation and emerging outcomes of the program in three neighborhoods. Their recent report attempts to answer the question what is – and what should be – the role of a “community school?"
Sophie Felts, a member of the Ruppert landscaping family, is leading a public-private effort to raise funds for "learning hubs" in Montgomery County — Rupport Cos. and the Rupport Family Foundation contributed $150,000 to the effort.
Weeks after Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said schools can begin to reopen, school leaders are still deciding on when to do just that.
With public schools in our area beginning the year with virtual instruction, a new study finds that students are at risk of learning loss, and shows that Maryland is lacking on some key indicators.
With the start of a remote school year rapidly approaching, Baltimore families and educators scramble to prepare.
Technology is now an essential part of learning for many children across Maryland who are about to begin school virtually. But not every family can afford the computers and tablets that are needed to keep students in class.
Maryland’s state schools superintendent announced on July 22 that schools should set a goal of returning students to classrooms by the end of the yea