education

Marc Steiner hosts an Education Roundtable on the crisis in Baltimore City Public Schools funding and how to address it.

With: Sharicca Boldon, Community School Coordinator for Strong City Baltimore; Frank Patinella, Senior Advocate with the ACLU’s Education Reform Project; and Cheryl Bost, Vice President of Maryland State Education Association (MSEA).

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First Edition host Sean Yoes reviews some of the top news stories of the week, directly from the pages of the AFRO, with managing editor Kamau High. Plus, the story of a single Black woman in Buffalo, New York, who was arrested for homeschooling her children. 

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Marc Steiner hosts a Local News Roundtable on topics such as Policing in Baltimore and Education. Joining the Local News Roundtable: longtime citizen activist Kim Trueheart, former candidate for Baltimore City Council President; Lawrence Grandpre, Assistant Director of Research and Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; and Luke Broadwater, reporter for the Baltimore Sun who focuses on local and state politics.

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A meeting on Friday, February 24, may determine the fate of the troubled Renaissance Academy High School in West Baltimore. First Edition host Sean Yoes speaks to members of the Renaissance community about their case for why the school should remain open. 

On the final day of the court proceedings connected to the HBCU Coalition lawsuit against the state of Maryland, First Edition host Sean Yoes gets a report from AFRO reporter Deborah Bailey. 

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