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Lawsuit: Baltimore’s schools are failing students, taxpayers

A new lawsuit brought by a former Republican candidate for  Baltimore City Council president claims that city taxpayers are not receiving their money’s worth from the struggling public school system. The plaintiffs are Jovani Patterson, who fell short in his ...

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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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