Baltimore Schools

The Nation’s Strongest Charter School Regulations Are Under Attack

February 22, 2018

Loyola University’s associate dean of education, Rob Helfenbein, says corporate-backed forces have long targeted troubled school systems for privatization

Improving Baltimore’s Schools Will Take More Than Just Money

February 21, 2018

Baltimore’s schools need to be fundamentally transformed, says Lawrence Grandpre of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, and meaningful change requires focusing on the needs of black parents and community members

Baltimore Spends Billions on Corporate Subsidies but Can’t Heat Its Schools

January 21, 2018

Author and political scientist Lester Spence says the discussion around Baltimore’s flagging school system ignores the fundamental priorities of a city that favors corporations over its children

‘Kids Who Know Everything’: Baltimore Youth Hit the Airwaves

October 15, 2017

Baltimore educator Valencia Clay has created a new educational TV show called ‘Kids Who Know Everything,’ which gives Baltimore youth a chance to voice their opinions on issues related to race, crime, and poverty

Baltimore Public School Funding Pales in Comparison to Private Education Spending

March 26, 2017

A Maryland state senator says criticism of public school funding ignores the reality that private institutions spend far more money per student by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham

Education policy in the US Presidential elections

September 6, 2012
Baltimore Activists say "Race to the Top" harming Baltimore students and teachers