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Raise Baltimore County taxes to pay for new high schools

Raise Baltimore County taxes to pay for new high schools

Baltimore County has Maryland's second oldest inventory of schools behind Baltimore City. We don't drive cars that are 50 years old. We don't use 50-year-old appliances. We don't communicate or work using 50-year-old technology. Therefore, our students shouldn't be forced to learn in 50-year-old schools whose infrastructure is crumbling, halls and classrooms are overflowing, and mechanical systems are either outdated or non-existent.

At a recent Baltimore County Board of Education meeting, the future of four Baltimore County high schools hung in the balance. The county offered seemingly impressive sums of money to complete "partial renovations" to each school....

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