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An investment in schools is an investment that pays for itself

Last night I attended a Baltimore County Board of Education meeting in support of parents and teachers advocating for a new Lansdowne High School. As I’ve written previously, I think it’s foolish to spend $60 million on a renovation that won’t even bring the schools up to 21st century standards. We can and must do better for our children. But …

Honoring the Legacy by Continuing the Work

Today, as we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., let us remember that his work is not yet done. Please read the stirring words of his “I Have a Dream” speech, and notice how much still resonates today. Racial and economic injustice still exist. Segregation may not be legal, but many people of color still live in …