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Education, Poverty, and Maryland

Executive Director Beth Harbinson shares the connection between education and poverty through experiences she’s witnessed first hand. CSFB’s 97 percent high school graduation rate reinforces the fact that school choice helps to break the cycle and provides education for children that parents believe will be most effective. In an article, America’s Poverty-Education Link, from The Huffington Post, contributor Howard Steven Friedman, a statistician and health economist for the United Nations and teacher at Columbia University writes: “Poverty and education are inextricably linked where education is a primary means of social mobility, enabling those born into poverty to rise in society. […]

Next Gen Investing Event Benefits CSFB

CSFB parent and volunteer Teresa Smiley and her daughter and featured speaker Amber Smiley at the Next Generation Investment Event It’s not often that investors with multibillion-dollar portfolio management experience share their thoughts on why they like (or don’t like) specific stocks – especially in a public forum. Yet that’s exactly what happened on October 15th at this year’s Baltimore Next Generation Investing Event. Four world-class investors shared their wisdom to support the education of hundreds of Baltimore children. In its 10th year, the annual Next Gen event raises money for four Baltimore nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving educational choices [...]