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Baltimore City Schools has reached an alarming low in student performance. Project Baltimore has learned, during the first three quarters of this year, nearly half of high school students in City Schools earned a grade point average below a D.
When Jovani Patterson ran for Baltimore City Council President last year, he ran on a platform that included accountability in education.
“They take. They take. They take. Yet, despite the amount of money they get. We don’t see much change. Our schools outspend 97% of other major school districts,” Patterson said during a 2020 campaign ad.
When Project Baltimore showed Patterson how Baltimore City students have been doing this year, here is how he reacted.
“This is terrible,” Patterson told Project Baltimore. “This is just further perpetuating a cycle of poverty, of despair.”