Baltimore Teachers Union

Bringing back Baltimore one student at a time

Bringing back Baltimore one student at a time

In challenging times, we must always acknowledge the power of utilizing the voices around us. That’s when our Baltimore community came together — students, parents, educators, religious leaders, community groups and city leaders — to fight for our public schools.

Faced with a $130 million budget deficit in January and projected layoffs of 1,000 teachers and other school-related personnel, we all knew the children of Baltimore were in imminent danger of losing the resources needed to learn and the teachers and support staff to teach them. Through rallies in Annapolis and individual meetings with legislators and the governor, we secured nearly $60 million in funds to bring our...

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