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Past Education Advocate issues

2018

2017


2018

November 3: Kirwan Commission Must Prioritize Race Equity

October 13: Vote FOR Question 1

September 22: No A/C, No Heat, No Excuses

August 14: You're invited: 5 new Baltimore schools opening!

August 4: Kirwan hears from Race Equity Expert

June 25: Kirwan + Primary Day Election

May 30: Dorothy I. Height Elementary Opening Day

April 18: 2018 Legislative Session - That's a Wrap!

March 26: 2 WEEKS TO GO! Legislative Updates

March 14: It's Still Cold! Take action for school faciltiies funding! 

February 22: Legislative Priorities & BEC Solutions Summit

February 7: State Budget for Schools: Additional $$ Helps City, Others 


2017

December 15: Kirwan Update & Uniting City Leaders Around School Funding

November 21: BEC Unity Event

October 30: After 4 public hearings, Kirwan Commission postpones report 

October 24: Last Kirwan Commission Public Hearing Wednesday in PG County

October 3: Fund Our Schools Now!    

August 28: Celebrating New Schools Built in Baltimore! 

August 2: What's happening with that funding study?

June 13: Baltimore City Council, Mayor Pugh Strike Deal for City Schools

April 13: 2017 Legislative Wrap-Up 

March 28: Movement Toward Fixing the Gap 

March 13: Updates on Efforts to #FixtheGap

February 27: #FixtheGap Rally Draws Thousands 

February 8: City Schools' Deficit: What You Can Do 

January 13: 2017 Legislative Priorities 


 

 

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