Maryland Education

Influential Summer Programs for Students in Baltimore

Baltimore Summer Programs Even though it’s the coldest time of the year, it’s not too early to start thinking about registering your child for summer programs and camps. Baltimore has an abundance of opportunities for youth to continue their pursuit of lifelong learning during the summer months. Summer at Friends CSFB-affiliated Friends School of Baltimore hosts a summer camp for children aged 4-13, that is designed just for kids. There is always an activity going on at Summer at Friends, from arts & crafts to music and dance, to science and technology, to sports and more! Programs are based on […]

Maryland Education Credit Passes Senate

The Maryland Education Credit has passed through the entire Maryland Senate and has been sent to the House for action! Now is the time to continue the momentum and contact your Delegates in the House in order to urge their support. The Senate has done its part and now it’s time for the House to act! Please help us expand scholarship opportunities for nonpublic school students and strengthen our public schools at the same time! Email your delegates now by clicking below and ask them to vote YES on the Maryland Education Credit. Urge them to vote in favor of these […]

Innovative Summer Programs for Students in Baltimore

We’re proud of the Baltimore youth who are using this summer to hone some valuable skills. Whether it’s learning to code, exploring an aptitude for problem solving or learning critical thinking skills, Baltimore is bursting with innovative summer camps and programs for all ages. Engineering Innovation at Johns Hopkins At Johns Hopkins University (JHU), students in the Engineering Innovation program are given the chance to explore ideas and problem solve using simple tools, a practice that exposes students to foundational skills needed to for a career in engineering. “They’ve heard of engineering, but in high school they know almost nothing,” – Retired […]

CSFB Board Chair, Kate Rawson Powell, Testifies in Annapolis for MD Education Credit

CSFB board chair Kate Rawson Powell testifies in Annapolis in favor of the Maryland Education Credit and #schoolchoice! Waiting to testify in Annapolis in support of Maryland Education Credit on behalf of @CSFBaltimore go #schoolchoice — Kate Rawson Powell (@Kate_Rawson) February 25, 2015 .#schoolchoice stops for no snow! Lucky coffee cup for today’s testimony on MD Education Credit @CSFBaltimore — Kate Rawson Powell (@Kate_Rawson) February 26, 2015 Press conference with Gov. Hogan for @CSFBaltimore in favor of MD Education Credit #schoolchoice #bipartisan — Kate Rawson Powell (@Kate_Rawson) February 26, 2015

Contact your Senator to SUPPORT the Maryland Education Credit

Contact your Senator to SUPPORT the Maryland Education Credit. Click Here to Take Action. Senate Budget & Taxation Committee to Hear Nonpublic Schools Bill Wednesday Background on Legislation: The Maryland Education Credit provides companies and individual businesses a 60% tax credit on donations to nonprofit Student Assistance Organizations. Those organizations in turn provide financial assistance for student expenses such as tuition, supplies, tutoring, transportation and special needs services. A business entity who donates may receive a credit of up to $200,000. The passage of the Maryland Education Credit in the legislature would help lower-income families – from BOTH public and nonpublic […]