School Choice: Finding a Love for Learning

I was a slow reader. And at the end of 1st grade, despite the best efforts of teachers at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School #232 (and a lot of help from my teacher mom), I could not “crack the reading code.” After much consideration and outreach to our family for some financial help, my parents decided to send me to private school. They understood that if I did not become proficient in reading, I would begin to fall behind. So that fall, I started school at Samuel Ready School for Girls. It was there, under the tutelage of Mrs. Charlotte Beam, […]

Make an Impact in Baltimore City on #GivingTuesday

Last year, Children’s Scholarship Fund Baltimore participated in #GivingTuesday and thanks to you, we raised $3,498 — enough to give a scholarship to one low-income student! This year, CSFB's #GivingTuesday goal is $5,000, and with your help, we can continue to have a direct and immediate impact on the lives of the low-income Baltimore families we serve. With a 97% high school graduation rate and 84% of our students going on to college, donating to our tuition-assistance program is a fantastic return on a modest ($2,000 per student per year) investment. There are currently over 400 families are on our waiting list to receive support. We need YOUR help to meet [...]

Why Follow CSFB?

CSFB Has Gone Social! We want to connect with you wherever you hang out most. To make sure you don’t miss any of our updates, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and Instagram! We’ll keep you up-to-date on issues in education and information about CSFB events. We’ll also be highlighting our current scholars and their families, as well as alumni! We Need Your Help! Support CSFB by helping us grow our audience and reach on social media. Follow us and join in the conversation by commenting on, liking, and sharing our updates! Even though you may receive information from […]