A Reflection of my Summer Internship at the Fund for Educational Excellence

If I had to describe my summer internship at the Fund for Education Excellence in one word, it would be “confidence.” Through piloting a new community mapping project, revamping the School Choice presentation process, and meeting with stakeholders Continue Reading...

Fourth Annual Heart of the School Awards Recap

On Monday, May 20th over 550 principals, teachers, parents, students, and corporate and community leaders packed the Hippodrome Theatre for the Heart the School Awards, the annual event celebrating Baltimore City Public Schools principals for their Continue Reading...

Five Years Later: A Look at the Impact of the Fund’s Reports

Over the past five years, the Fund has created reports that examine the Baltimore City Public School system, hearing from more than 1,600 students, parents, teachers and community members and incorporating their ideas into recommendations for Continue Reading...

Our New Report on Career & Tech Ed in Baltimore City Public Schools Calls for Significant Restructuring to Improve Student Outcomes

While Baltimore City Public Schools describes career and technical education (CTE) as giving students “a leg up toward an in-demand, well-paid career,” students report struggling to navigate an inflexible program lacking promised hands-on experiences Continue Reading...

Education Reform: Elevating Student and Family Voices

We all know that educational reform is complex. Whether addressing enrollment, teacher recruitment, college readiness, literacy, school choice or the dozens of other issues facing Baltimore’s students, any change involves many people with many ideas Continue Reading...