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American Civil Liberties Union
Don't reduce city schools' capital funding
Don't reduce city schools' capital funding

Baltimore should be proud of its tremendous achievement to secure approximately $1 billion to fully rebuild and renovate up to 28 school buildings over the next 5 years — the first phase of the city schools' 21st Century Buildings program. This is the single largest investment in schools and neighborhoods in Baltimore's history, and city advocates and leaders are enthusiastically engaged in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make these schools transformative for students, families and communities. But what about the other 100-plus city school buildings — the oldest in the state — that have critical needs that will not be covered by the $1 billion program? ...