Supporting Baltimore City Public Schools Principals

On Monday, May 22nd, the Fund for Educational Excellence will host the second annual Heart of the School Awards celebrating the dedication and tireless efforts of our Baltimore City Public Schools principals. With the support of City Schools, as well Continue Reading...

Calculated Choices: Equity and Opportunity in Baltimore City Public Schools

We are excited to share our latest report, Calculated Choices: Equity and Opportunity in Baltimore City Public Schools, looking at school choice in Baltimore City Public Schools. Calculated Choices is an outgrowth of our 2015 report, Building A Continue Reading...

Heart of the School Awards: Join us in Celebrating Baltimore City Public Schools Principals Monday May 23rd at 6:00 at the Hippodrome Theater

Being a principal in an urban school district is one of the toughest and most important jobs there is. A principal is a strategic planner, staff motivator, curriculum developer, business manager, and the caring, trusted adult students turn to day Continue Reading...

Heart of the School Awards: Thanking our exceptional principals

Behind every high-achieving school is a great principal. This is a fact borne out in national research, as well as nearly every conversation I’ve had with parents or students about their school. It’s hard to think of a more difficult – or Continue Reading...

Betsy Nelson named Chair of the Board of the Fund for Educational Excellence

On behalf of the Board and Staff of the Fund for Educational Excellence, I am pleased to announce that Betsy Nelson has been named Chair of our Board of Directors. Ms. Nelson takes over the Chair from Jim Mathias who has provided us with both strong Continue Reading...