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File #: 18-0072R    Version: 0 Name: Supporting CollegeBound Expansion
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 3/12/2018 In control: Education and Youth Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/16/2018
Enactment #:
Title: Supporting CollegeBound Expansion For the purpose of calling on all stakeholders, including the City of Baltimore, the State of Maryland, Baltimore’s business and foundation communities, and individuals to join together to support college education as a positive and achievable goal for a majority of our school system’s high school students and their families by providing the $1.3 million required for CollegeBound’s expansion to 33 high schools in FY2019 and pledging the same amount each year for continuity through FY2022.
Sponsors: Mary Pat Clarke, President Young, John T. Bullock, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Kristerfer Burnett, Eric T. Costello, Sharon Green Middleton, Ryan Dorsey, Bill Henry, Zeke Cohen, Robert Stokes, Sr., Shannon Sneed, Edward Reisinger, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer
Indexes: CollegeBound, Expansion, Supporting
Attachments: 1. 18-0072R~1st Reader, 2. BCPSS 18-0072R, 3. 18-0072R~2nd Reader, 4. Completed File_18-0072R
* 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: Councilmember Clarke


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Supporting CollegeBound Expansion
For the purpose of calling on all stakeholders, including the City of Baltimore, the State of Maryland, Baltimore’s business and foundation communities, and individuals to join together to support college education as a positive and achievable goal for a majority of our school system’s high school students and their families by providing the $1.3 million required for CollegeBound’s expansion to 33 high schools in FY2019 and pledging the same amount each year for continuity through FY2022.
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Recitals

Whereas, originally established in 1988 by then-Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke, Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (BUILD), and the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC), the CollegeBound Foundation is a non-profit organization whose college advisors work with 9th to 12th graders in 18 of our current BCPS schools on all aspects of “college prep,” from campus tours and over-nights to family orientation and involvement, college application and financial aid assistance, and access to private and college-based scholarships.

Whereas, during the last school year (2016-2017), CollegeBound advisors:

· delivered 603 college access presentations to 5,723 students in grades 9-12;

· conducted 9,318 one-on-one sessions with 2,648 students to discuss college options, admissions, SAT/ACT registration, and financial aid;
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