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Senate panel OKs Baltimore school construction financing bill

The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee has unanimously approved a 35-year plan to leverage state money to pay for renovation and construction of Baltimore schools.

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Funding measure for Baltimore schools moves forward

ANNAPOLIS — A major funding plan to build new schools in Baltimore has moved forward in the Maryland House of Delegates. The House gave the measure preliminary approval on Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote Wednesday night. The plan would ...

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Baltimore schools join Kennedy Center arts program

The Kennedy Center in Washington is expanding an arts education program to Baltimore schools to help ensure every student in elementary and middle school has access to the arts. The center is announcing Monday that Baltimore public schools will join ...

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Baltimore schools CEO Alonso pitches plan to borrow $1.2B

ANNAPOLIS — The chief executive officer of Baltimore’s public schools has told state lawmakers that he hopes to borrow $1.2 billion to overhaul the city’s public school buildings. Andres Alonso spoke Tuesday to the Senate Budget and Taxation committee, telling ...

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Maryland alcohol tax moves ahead with education funds

ANNAPOLIS — An increase in Maryland’s alcohol tax advanced in the Maryland Senate on Tuesday, with a significant portion of the first year’s proceeds set aside for Prince George’s County and Baltimore schools. The Senate measure would raise Maryland’s sales ...

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