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  • Downsizing juvenile jail

    Downsizing juvenile jail
    Baltimore needs a better way to handle juveniles who are charged as adults. The current system of housing them in a wing of the city's detention center is dangerous and inefficient. But a new report from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency...
  • High cost of progress in Maryland schools

    High cost of progress in Maryland schools
    Maryland schools are spending a fortune to raise achievement — $60,000 for each additional student who becomes proficient. It's too high a price for the results we have been getting. We need to do better. Between 2003 and 2009, Maryland increased...
  • Casey foundation ends foster care program after 36 years

    About 30 foster children in Baltimore stand to lose their social workers — for some the one constant in lives prone to turmoil — as the Annie E. Casey Foundation begins a new mission intended to extend its reach. The Baltimore-based...
  • Maryland ranks 10th in child well-being, national study says

    Fewer Maryland children are living in high-poverty neighborhoods than a decade ago, but the lingering economic slump has left more parents without a steady paycheck, theAnnie E. Casey Foundationreported Wednesday. The Baltimore-based charity ranks...
  • 'Next economy' envisioned for Baltimore region

    'Next economy' envisioned for Baltimore region
    A new report being released today calls on the Baltimore region to rethink economic development, pointing to a worrying trend: a mounting share of low-wage jobs shutting more and more residents out of the middle class. The number of jobs in largely low-...
  • Institutions organize to boost Baltimore's 'next economy'

    The Annie E. Casey Foundation and other Baltimore institutions are organizing to help accelerate the growth of well-paying jobs and make sure more residents are qualified to land them, building on the recommendations of a new study that envisions the...
  • Support grows for innovation hub in Baltimore

    A survey by the Innovation Alliance found that a vast majority of participants in Baltimore's technology community are interested in a "hub" — akin to similar spaces in New York City and San Diego — that could be used for meetings, conferences...
  • Benjamin Jealous rejects doubts that he is too young to head the NAACP

    Benjamin Jealous rejects doubts that he is too young to head the NAACP
    Everyone wants to meet the new guy. And so as Benjamin Todd Jealous works the room at Baltimore's Annie E. Casey Foundation, there is a receiving line of sorts that forms everywhere he turns. Roslyn M. Brock, vice chairman of the National Association...
  • Charity event tied to Dixon case disbanded

    The Baltimore housing department holiday charity event at the heart of three criminal charges against Mayor Sheila Dixon has been discontinued, city officials said Monday. Dixon declined to comment on the end of the Holly Trolley program, which was...
  • Conditions at Hickey shocked Md. officials

    When the state assumed control of its sprawling Charles H. Hickey Jr. School from a private contractor on April 1, it found an out-of-control wreck of a juvenile detention center where housing units reeked of urine, graffiti covered walls, and locks didn'...
  • Support of workforce training programs could, and should, go further

    Last week's enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, so long in the making, is a milestone. It makes important updates to our workforce training system and demonstrates national support for the expanded use of sector strategies that...
  • Students jump hurdles to achieve joint GED, A+ certification

    Students jump hurdles to achieve joint GED, A+ certification
    When Dorsey Brockington learned that he could get his GED diploma and receive a certification in information technology through one program, he jumped at the chance. "I was interested, so I joined," said Brockington, a resident of Randallstown. "I had...