Helping City Schools students BMore Ready for college

by Danielle Staton, Program Manager for Analysis and Engagement Through our recent studies, we’ve had the opportunity to hear from hundreds of City Schools students and parents about what it means to be college ready. While academic preparation is Continue Reading...

Kirwan Commission: Accounting for Poverty in Education Funding

Last school year, our City came together in a tremendous push to close a $130M funding gap for Baltimore City Public Schools. Because of the voices of our students, parents, teachers, principals, and community leaders, our elected officials at the Continue Reading...

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...