Two grants in support of the International Baccalaureate Diploma and Certificate Programmes and Advanced Placement Examination Program for the 2000-2001 school year. As part of a five-year plan, the project will serve as a pilot to increase the number of students participating in nationally recognized coursework; implement community service projects; provide incentives for teachers, students, and schools based on completion of courses; and provide teacher training from the College Board.
For expenses related to the 2000-2001 Speech and Debate Program.
To support participation of Baltimore City College students in the Speech and Debate Summer Workshops at Bates College in Maine.
Toward consulting fees for the development of an implementation plan and time line for nine schools eligible for reconstitution funding.
For support of the 2000-2001 National Academic League in Baltimore City middle schools. The league provides extracurricular interscholastic programming in a competition and media atmosphere associated with athletics. The program encourages higher academic achievement.
For consulting services to facilitate planning for high school reform in Baltimore City public schools.
For an evaluative study of effectiveness and efficiency of the operations of the Research, Evaluation, and Accountability Division of the Baltimore City Public School System.
For consulting expenses related to the search for a Chief Financial Officer and a Chief Technology Officer, and for the development of a financial reporting process.
In support of an expansion of the 100 Book Challenge to 20 Baltimore City public elementary schools for the 2000-2001 school year. The program is designed to help teachers, families, and administrators create environments in which children learn to read independently.
To provide scholarships for 22 inner-city students to attend the Academy's Traditional School and Special Needs School in a year-round structured learning environment. The Academy enrolls students who have failed in a regular public school setting and who can take advantage of its specialized curriculum, individualized attention, and counseling.