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Say Yes to Education can transform Baltimore

Say Yes to Education can transform Baltimore

We are thrilled that Baltimore's candidacy for Say Yes to Education was recognized by The Sun as an "enormously intriguing idea" and has emerged as a subject of broad community dialogue ("Free college?" July 17).

Some clarification is critical at this early juncture. Say Yes aims to do much more than remove affordability as a barrier to higher education. First and foremost, the community will identify all resources dedicated to city children. That information will feed a transparent, inclusive process of reforming and focusing our education system on the outcomes we...