Baltimore City Schools face a $130 million deficit and potentially 1,000 school-based layoffs. In January 2017, John Walker was appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer for the school district.
The 437th Maryland State Legislative session began on January 11, 2017. Join us for a panel presentation from state-wide children/education advocacy groups as they share their legislative agendas and strategies for this session.
In October, 2016, Melissa Broome was appointed as the Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs for Baltimore City Public Schools.
Alison Perkins-Cohen was appointed to the Chief of Staff position by the Baltimore City School Board on July 1,2016, at the recommendation of Dr. Sonja Santelises. As Chief of Staff, Ms.
Join us on December 13th to hear from Cheryl Knott of the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance (BNIA) as they overlay data as it relates to School Centered Neighborhood Investment (SCNI) and student outcomes for Baltimore City children.
Please plan to join us on December 8th where we will discuss education-related grants that are going well and provide a "peer assist" to members who are trying to resolve a challenge related to their grantmaking.
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.