News

FFEE Publications:

  • Calculated Choices: Equity and Opportunity in Baltimore City Public Schools.  Read the report here. Then check out our map showing locations of host schools for special middle grades academic programming by income level.
  • Building a Bright Future: Understanding College Readiness in Baltimore City Public Schools.  Read the report here.  Then take a close-up look at the College Readiness Indicator map.
  • City Speaks: Community Voices on Baltimore Schools. Read it here. Then visit the City Speaks website

FFEE in the News:

  • Our Calculated Choices: Equity and Opportunity in Baltimore City Public Schools Baltimore Sun Op Ed.  Read it Here
  • Calculated Choices Op Ed article outlining our key findings and recommendations.  Read now
  • New York Times article finds similar education equity issues to those outlined in our Calculated Choices report.  Read article now
  • Disappointing results from 1st PARCC testing. Read more
  • Providing students with financial literacy programs important part of college readiness – Baltimore Sun Letter to the Editor. Read more
  • Report urges more resources to guide city students to college. Baltimore Sun story on Building a Bright Future. Read more
  • BERC releases new report, College Opportunities and Access: Baltimore City Graduates through the Class of 2014. Read more
  • Baltimore Sun Opinion piece on our latest report, Building a Bright Future: Understanding College Readiness in Baltimore City Public Schools. Read more
  • 2015 NAEP scores show declines in math and reading for both Baltimore City and Maryland.  MORE…
  • Students and parents working to provide athletic opportunities students wouldn’t otherwise have. MORE…
  • Calls to reduce testing ignore fact that PARCC scores are showing us something we need to know. Baltimore Sun editorial
  • First ever PARCC scores show that less than half of Maryland students at proficient level. MORE…
  • Baltimore Sun publishes Op Ed on City Speaks: Community Voices on Baltimore Schools. MORE…
  • Fund releases its new report, City Speaks: Community Voices on Baltimore Schools. MORE…
  • Our Baltimore Sun Op-Ed with the Baltimore Campaign for Grade Level Reading on the citywide promise to this year’s kindergarteners of 3rd grade reading proficiency. MORE…
  • Baltimore Sun editorial on the importance of tracking and combatting chronic absence as way to boost learning and decrease dropouts.  More…
  • Excited and honored to be partnering with OSI and City Schools to continue to build and expand accelerated education programs for students, thanks to the generosity of Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  more…
  • Proud to be a partner with the Weinberg Foundation on its new Baltimore Elementary & Middle School Library Project.  more…
  • What We Can Learn from Baltimore City Public Schools – Washington Policy Institute. more…