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Wednesday February 20, 2019

Judy Center Research

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Judy Centers bring together community resources to help families get their children ready for kindergarten, and Baltimore's Judy Centers have been showing success in improving school readiness. Researchers from the Baltimore Education Research Consortium are beginning to release their results from a recent study of Judy Centers. What have they found?  We talk about the study with Dr. Jeffrey Grigg of BERC and Crystal Francis of Baltimore City Schools.  

Tuesday January 29, 2019

Regional Transit Planning

Maryland's lawmakers approved legislation last year that requires the Maryland Transit Administration to lay out a long-term plan for the region. What does that mean? On January 29, we'll sit down with the Central Maryland Transportation to find out how this plan is progressing.

Andrew Waldman
Communications Officer
Eric Norton
CMTA Director  of Policy and Programs
Tafadzwa (Taffy) Gwitira
Transportation Advocate

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Thursday December 20, 2018

Equity in School Funding: Education Trust report

BCF recently commissioned a report on equity and school funding in Maryland from The Education Trust which shows deep gaps in funding across Maryland, particularly in districts that serve students of color. We’re sitting down with Robert Ruffins of The Education Trust on December 20 to discuss the report and how equity can be included in the effort to reform education in Maryland. View the report here.

Andrew Waldman
Communications Officer
Robert Ruffin
Senior Associate, The Education Trust

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Tuesday November 27, 2018

Donor Advised Funds

A donor-advised fund is a convenient and powerful used by many BCF donors carrying out their charitable giving plans. But how do they work? We'll sit down with Robert Waldman, co-managing partner at Venable LLP, and Jenn Farrell, BCF donor services officer, to talk in detail about donor-advised funds.

Jennifer Farrell
Donor Services Officer
Andrew Waldman
Communications Officer
Robert Waldman
Co-managing partner at Venable LLP

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