Tag: W.E.B. DuBois

W.E.B. Du Bois H.S. Wins Mayor’s Attendance Award



Every once in a while a local news story makes you stop and say, “Aw, way to go,” instead of, “Everything’s going to hell!” Yesterday the sweet scoop that Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake had just named the winner of the spring Mayor’s Attendance Campaign competition caught my eye, and tugged a little at my emotions. (Rawlings-Blake made her announcement with ceremonious support from Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Andrés Alonso, President & CEO of Family League Jonathon Rondeau, and other dignitaries.) Who won and why? And why does it matter?