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Baltimore City Schools CEO Says It Is Too Late To Avert Some 300 Layoffs

At a Baltimore City Council meeting on Tuesday, school district officials said it was too late to avert impending layoffs for some 300 administrators and teachers, even though council members considered ways to reroute money to city schools. School officials … Continue reading

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Baltimore City Schools Spends More Than One-Quarter Of Its Budget For Special Needs Programs

A full-time mental health therapist is not a luxury in a school setting. In fact, these programs are costing the Baltimore City School District more than one quarter of its operating budget, which is set at $1.3 billion. The Education … Continue reading

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Baltimore School District’s Budget Gap Is Related To Small Schools And High Salaries

Small schools add an estimated $940 a year to the overall cost of each student’s education. Nearly 1 third of Baltimore’s schools enroll less that 350 students. While these schools aid in fostering a positive learning environment for students, school … Continue reading

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