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Gov. Hogan Proposes Nearly $24 Million in Additional Funding for City Schools

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 27, 2017 9:24am

Gov. Larry Hogan shakes hands with Mr. Boh aboard the Pride of Baltimore on Saturday. Photo via Gov. Larry Hogan/Twitter.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Sunday offered to help Baltimore City Schools bridge a $130 million funding gap for next school year in a deal with some attached “fiscal accountability requirements,” though one Maryland lawmaker says his offer may be for naught.

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Broadway Comes to Roland Park March 27!

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 24, 2017 10:00am

Lighting Designer Bradley King, a 2002 graduate of Gilman School, and Author and Composer  Dave Malloy will present Gilman’s 2017 George E. P. Mountcastle Memorial Lecture on Monday, March 27. Read More →


Hopkins Grabs New Dean of Education School from the University of Iowa

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 3:24pm

Incoming Hopkins School of Education dean Christopher C. Morphew. Photo via Johns Hopkins University.

A leading education academic is coming from Iowa to Baltimore to lead Johns Hopkins University’s School of Education.

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Formula 4 Champion Comes Home – Former Gilman Student Celebration and Fundraiser at the AutoBahn March 24th

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 2:30pm

On Friday Autobahn Indoor Speedway BWI  will celebrate the F4 championship driver whose career started in one of their leagues: former Gilman student Cameron Das ’18. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power, Schools

City Schools, Council President Identify $40 Million Combined to Further Reduce Budget Gap

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 11:28am

Money would come from cuts within City Schools and, potentially, police overtime funds.

Baltimore City Public Schools leaders say they have found another $30 million to cut into the remaining $70 million budget gap for next school year, and the head of the Baltimore City Council says he may know of another $10 million that the city could redirect to schools.

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Summer Camp Meet & Greet at RPCS – Don’t Miss Out!

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 10:00am

Red Hot Summer Camps invites you to join Roland Park Country School for a morning of fun! Read More →

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Family Fun Day at the Forest for Families with Toddlers – 5th Grade This Saturday

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 10:30am

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Former Baltimore High School Principal Charged with Stealing Tens of Thousands from City Schools

1 Written by: | Monday, Mar 20, 2017 11:01am

City Schools headquarters on North Avenue, photo via Wikimedia Commons

An ex-principal of a shuttered Southeast Baltimore high school stole tens of thousands of dollars from school accounts and spent a good share of that money at Maryland Live! Casino, according to state prosecutors.

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Don’t Miss – Crane Lecture With Brian Oakes, Director of “Jim: The James Foley Story”

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 20, 2017 10:00am


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In ‘State of the City’ Address, Mayor Pugh Fields Idea that Every Public School Get its Own Board of Directors

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 17, 2017 2:03pm

Still via video from YouTube/CharmTV

Mayor Catherine Pugh touched on a breadth of issues plaguing Baltimore in her inaugural “State of the City” address yesterday. One of her key points concerned the troubled state of Baltimore’s school system, which she said needs to be uplifted on a school-by-school basis by community members and private entities.

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