COVID-19 Resources: Baltimore Region’s School Opening Plans

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The GBC has compiled information from the region's public school systems, community colleges, and public and private higher education institutions regarding their pandemic re-opening plans. Continue reading
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BBJ: ‘This session has been stressing me out’: Md.’s General Assembly adjourns with mixed results for businesses

The General Assembly adjourned March 18, bringing to an end a legislative session that saw the passage of a sweeping public education reform bill but also new taxes that will affect businesses across the state. Continue reading
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The GBC Check-In: Sandie Nagel, Weekend Backpacks for Kids Founder

In December of 2014, Sandie Nagel was shocked when a Baltimore City Public Schools social worker informed her that the school where she regularly delivered hats and gloves had more than 100 homeless students. This fact left such an impact on Nagel that she decided she would put together...
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Weekend Backpacks for Homeless Kids

Weekend Backpacks for Homeless Kids started in March 2015 when Sandie Nagel packed 18 backpacks of food in her dining room. It quickly expanded and moved to The Chimes in Mt. Washington where it provided job training to Chimes’ clients. The organization moved to its current home at 1505...
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