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Winter Homelessness in Baltimore: The Issue with Code Blue

Friday, January 6th, 2017
Baltimore can only declare a Code Blue Alert when temperatures fall to 13 degrees wind chill or lower. What is wrong with this picture? (Image: National Coalition for the Homeless)

Do you see what’s wrong with this picture? Baltimore can only declare a Code Blue Alert when temperatures fall to 13 degrees wind chill or lower, much lower than surrounding areas. (Image: National Coalition for the Homeless)

Maryland winters can be highly unpredictable. From snow dustings to blizzards to uncharacteristically warm days in between, it can be difficult for a homeless person to know when they need to seek emergency shelter. Winter homelessness in Baltimore is incredibly dangerous, as many residents realized last month following the death of a local homeless man. Keep reading to learn more information about this unfortunate tragedy and to find out what the issue is with “Code Blue” in Baltimore. (more…)

BCS CEO Sonja Santelises on Inexperienced Teachers in Poverty-Stricken Baltimore City Schools

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Sonja Santelises is pictured here. This image is courtesy of the Baltimore Sun.

Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Sonja Santelises, pictured here, believes more experienced teachers could pave the way for children living and learning in poverty. This image is courtesy of the Baltimore Sun.

This season, we have been doing our best to shed light on the strong link between poverty as it relates to education. There are several factors that can contribute to a child living in poverty, and several more factors that can determine how effective their educational experience is in the city. Last week, the Baltimore Sun reported on what Baltimore City Schools CEO Sonja Santelises believes could improve education in areas of poverty. Let us share this information with you. (more…)


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