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Too Young to Vote...

Too Young to Vote...

Following a huge round of layoffs for city officials and teachers alike, we need to prevent another gigantic budget gap like last year’s deficit of over $129 million. We need to get more funding for students in Baltimore City Schools.

Baltimore Schools are underfunded and have been for a long time. This is due to Baltimore schools getting about 70% of its funding from the state, and state lawmakers have shown that the needs of Baltimore City Schools are not a priority. This means that we have a majority of our budget coming from people who don’t care about us.

Rewriting the Project Baltimore Narrative

Rewriting the Project Baltimore Narrative

Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s Project Baltimore — an investigative series airing on local affiliate Fox45 — has done a phenomenal job of illuminating incredibly important issues in Baltimore City schools and inciting outrage at the inequity provided to Baltimore’s kids. The trouble is, Project Baltimore’s mission to “save our schools” seems only to extend as far as vocalizing complaints while remaining unconcerned with solutions. Do they want to help kids or hurt an institution?