Baltimore City Public Schools is set to lay off 115 full-time employees this month, most of them in actual schools, rather than the central district office on North Avenue.
Last Thursday, when thousands of students, teachers and parents rallied in Annapolis to ask state leaders to help fix the $130 million budget gap for Baltimore’s public schools, Mayor Pugh made a promise to the crowd that she’d have a solution to announce by Monday.
President Donald Trump’s restrictions on refugee resettlements in the United States have led a Baltimore-based evangelical agency that works with refugees to shutter some of its offices and lay off a chunk of its staff.
Baltimore City Public Schools headquarters on North Avenue, Photo via Wikimedia Commons
Baltimore City Public Schools officials are considering major staff cuts to make up for an abnormally large budget deficit of $130 million for fiscal 2018.