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City, state officials seek $180 million extra for Baltimore schools over three years

City, state officials seek $180 million extra for Baltimore schools over three years

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and state lawmakers outlined a proposal Friday designed to give the city school system a reprieve from its annual ritual of plugging budget holes — but the sources of money for the deal have yet to be finalized and the plan wouldn't entirely close a funding gap the schools face for the coming year.

The plan, offered by Pugh and supported by Baltimore's delegation to the General Assembly, calls for the city and the state to provide $180 million over three years. That would give the schools a degree of stability until lawmakers pass a major overhaul of the way Maryland funds education, officials say.

But the school system has projected a budget...

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