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File #: 15-0224R    Version: 0 Name: More Funding for Community Schools
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 4/27/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 4/27/2015
Enactment #:
Title: More Funding for Community Schools FOR the purpose of calling on the Mayor of Baltimore to increase current funding for Community Schools by $4 million, to a total of $10 million, and ensure a consistent stream of future funding to support existing and developing community schools and out of school time in Baltimore; and requesting that the Mayor's Office and all of the Children's Cabinet Agencies work with the Citywide Community Schools Steering Committee and the Baltimore City Public School System to create a strategic plan and policy for the expansion and growth of the community school strategy citywide that incorporates and builds upon the existing history and infrastructure of community schools and out of school time.
Sponsors: Bill Henry, Mary Pat Clarke, President Young, Robert Curran, Nick Mosby, William "Pete" Welch, Rochelle Spector, Carl Stokes, Sharon Green Middleton, Eric T. Costello, Helen L. Holton, Edward Reisinger, Brandon M. Scott, James B. Kraft
Indexes: Community, Funding, School
Attachments: 1. 15-0224R~1st Reader
* WARNING: THIS IS AN UNOFFICIAL, INTRODUCTORY COPY OF THE BILL.
THE OFFICIAL COPY CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL IS THE FIRST READER COPY.
INTRODUCTORY*

CITY OF BALTIMORE
COUNCIL BILL R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmembers Henry and Clarke, President Young
At the request of: Communities United
Address: 2525 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

A RESOLUTION ENTITLED

A COUNCIL RESOLUTION concerning
title
More Funding for Community Schools
FOR the purpose of calling on the Mayor of Baltimore to increase current funding for Community Schools by $4 million, to a total of $10 million, and ensure a consistent stream of future funding to support existing and developing community schools and out of school time in Baltimore; and requesting that the Mayor's Office and all of the Children's Cabinet Agencies work with the Citywide Community Schools Steering Committee and the Baltimore City Public School System to create a strategic plan and policy for the expansion and growth of the community school strategy citywide that incorporates and builds upon the existing history and infrastructure of community schools and out of school time.
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Recitals

Community schools are a strategy, not a program. A community school is a place and a set of strategic partnerships among the school and other community resources that promote student achievement, positive conditions for learning and the wellbeing of families and communities; maintaining a core focus on children, while recognizing that children grow up in families, and that families are integral parts of communities. Community schools build an integrated strategy that enhances academics, enrichment, health and social s...

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