BALTIMORE — On Thursday, the Board of Commissioners in Baltimore Metropolis voted to approve the district’s funds for the 2021-22 college 12 months.
The $1.39 billion funds outlines the districts priorities together with:
- Investments to fulfill the wants of COVID restoration and the reopening of faculty buildings, akin to testing, air high quality upkeep, PPE, extra custodians, and extra. The vast majority of these investments are being paid for by one-time restoration funding from state and federal sources.
- Continued investments within the Blueprint for Success. This consists of increasing the BMore Me curriculum to elementary and excessive faculties, increasing psychological well being providers for college students, and including incentives for mannequin academics to show in communities with a historical past of low funding.
- Continued operational investments in issues like expertise, employees recruitment, and translation providers.
Metropolis Faculties says nearly all of the funds will likely be spent straight on faculties or within the help of colleges.