Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network for a reception to recognize and wish farewell to Shannen Coleman Siciliano, our Education Funders Affinity Group Coordinator, as she departs Charm City for the Windy City.
Join us for a live webinar on Tuesday, June 18 for an education legislative wrap-up. We will discuss important legislation from the 2019 General Assembly that impacts education across the state and in Baltimore.
This program will explore innovative models that bridge secondary education to college and careers within a high school model.
At this Focus on City Schools (FOCS), City Schools' Christopher R. Won, Director of Research Services, and Michael Haugh, Program Evaluator Title 1, will share more about how the Elementary and Secondary Education Act's new requirements and City Schools' procurement guidelines might affect your grantees.
Join us to learn about the Maryland Suspension Representation Project's work to reconnect students with school and needed supports, hear how this can improve school systems and reduce school push-out and racial disparities in discipline, and share your ideas for keeping students in school.
CEO Sonja Santelises and the Board of School Commissioners for Baltimore City Public Schools has determined that City Schools will become a restorative practices district over the next five years.
In 2008, City Schools adopted a model for school budgeting called “fair student funding” to put as many dollars as possible directly in schools, whose communities know best what their students need. According to City Schools, a number of changes have occurred since then.
The Commission is to review and assess current education financing formulas and accountability measures and how each local school system spends its funds, including the increased State funds provided through the Bridge to Excellence in Public Schools Act. Moreover, the Commission will review the Study on Adequacy of Funding for Education in the State of Maryland, required by the Bridge to Excellence in Public Schools Act. Come hear directly from local and statewide organizations to learn about their work focused on the Kirwan Commission and other legislation focused on local, education-related issues.
Construction on 21st Century School Buildings is well underway with two completed schools, Fort Worthington Elementary/Middle School and Frederick Elementary School, and seven more currently in process. The Maryland Philanthropy Network team of consultant and member leaders will share an update on these efforts, future plans and opportunities as we enter 2018.
What happens when three turn-around schools, armed with a new staff that includes an experienced principal and engaged teachers, become part of a collaborative, coached by successful former turn-around school leader?