BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal education officials say Maryland will receive another $6.7 million to continue turnaround efforts in the state’s worst schools.

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced the federal school improvement grants for districts in the state with chronically low-performing schools. The bulk of that funding has been invested in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County in past years.

Maryland has already received $60.7 million since the program was redesigned in 2009.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments (3)
  1. meeeeeeeeeeeeee says:

    So they still feel that a bandaid is sufficient to stop a jugular wound??? The educational system is a joke…All it does is promote gangs, drug dealing, bullying and teen pregancy. Kids would be better off doing anything other than going to school.

  2. russ says:

    Always gov’t answer to any problem, throw more money at it. Why doesn’t it ever work? We have been spending a ton on under performing schools for years. And the results?

  3. gorillaman says:

    Alonoso is just a lighter skinned Negro porch monkey.

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