We believe Baltimore’s children and youth deserve equitable access to educational opportunities that allow them to thrive in careers and in life. We have a strong commitment to the City’s PreK-12 public education system and the nonprofit partners that support these students.
We support programs that:
In 2022, after increasing pressures from the COVID pandemic and a shifting political climate, the nation’s largest teachers’ union warned that over half of teachers were considering exiting the profession. This report investigates whether Baltimore City Schools has experienced changes in teacher supply due to COVID.
Abell Foundation grantees are working to improve college outcomes for City Schools students. Not only do these organizations work to increase college application and acceptance rates, but they also support persistence initiatives to ensure enrolled college students graduate, ultimately increasing the quality and quantity of professional opportunities available to Baltimore’s young people.
The Baltimore City Competitive Robotics Program – the extracurricular robotics program for Baltimore City Public Schools – trains students to design, build, and program robots for team competitions, encouraging teamwork, leadership, and problem solving with adult mentors while buttressing in-school academic performance.
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Header photo courtesy of Urban Teachers Baltimore.