Yet, the mayor must do more than place blame on the governor. There are at least three priorities the mayor could champion to help restore education funding. First, stop the decades-old practice of subsidizing downtown development at the expense of Baltimore's children. Second, convene all developers in Baltimore who have received public subsidies and charge them to make up any remaining cuts to Baltimore schools. Third, work with state legislators over the long term to change the state education funding formula to rely more on income rather than on property values.