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Baltimore educators in the running for $10 million to build new charter school

Baltimore educators in the running for $10 million to build new charter school

A team proposing to bring a "revolutionary" charter high school to Baltimore, with students moving from project to project and customizing their schedules to earn diplomas in as few as two or as many as five years, has been named a finalist for a $10 million prize.

The DaVinci Collaborative, made up of 27 educators, architects and technologists based in the city, is among five finalists for the money to be awarded by the widow of Apple visionary Steve Jobs. The group has made it past a thousand other competitors to reach the final round of a competition led by Laurene Powell Jobs.

Although $10 million would not be enough to run a charter school, it would help the...

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