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A better way to track poverty in Baltimore schools

A better way to track poverty in Baltimore schools

One of the most important conclusions of the Kirwan Commission, the panel charged with steering Maryland’s schools toward 21st century excellence and innovation, was that greater support should be given those students who need it most. In other words, schools that serve high-poverty areas don’t need financial help comparable to what other schools receive, they require significantly more to address their much greater needs. That means support for before- and after-school programs, special education, English as a second language instruction, connections to social and health programs and more. The approach is unsurprising to any experienced educator who has actually grappled with the...

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