Baltimore City Schools: What Will Be The Impact Of Budget Cuts & Restructuring At North Avenue?

North Avenue, Baltimore schoolsJune 4, 2015 – Segment 2

Join our guest host Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Associate Professor of American Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and co-Editor of Blackberries and Redbones: Critical Articulations of Black Hair/Body Politics in Africana Communities, as she moderates a panel discussion about budget cuts and restructuring at North Avenue. Last week it was announced that 159 staff positions were eliminated at Baltimore City Public Schools and layoff notices were sent out.

Guests include: Dr. Roni Ellington, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at Morgan State University; Bobbi Macdonald, Executive Director of the City Neighbors Foundation; and Jimmy Gittings, President of Public School Administrators and Supervisors Association (PSASA), AFSA Local 25, who began his career with BCPS in 1971.

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