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Chair Commits to Funding Kirwan Recommendations

April 15th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Despite the economic hardships resulting from the Coronavirus crisis- Maryland House Appropriations Committee chair Delegate Maggie McIntosh told WBAL Radio she is still committed to funding the Kirwan Commission recommendations for education reforms in the state. Although the funding recommendations for the sweeping education changes would be delayed if state revenues fall more than 7.5%- McIntosh says the proposed reforms are needed now more than ever…

4 Responses to “Chair Commits to Funding Kirwan Recommendations”

  1. April 15, 2020 at 7:50 am, David said:

    Our state is lost.


  2. April 15, 2020 at 8:23 am, Welchy said:

    She sounds like George Edwards…. who’s running Caporale, Shade, Morriss, even Brodie!


  3. April 15, 2020 at 9:00 am, jim said:

    Lol. Nobody knew how to fund Kirwan prior to the economy going to the toilet. Forget Kirwan. Much bigger issues to deal with and fund at this time.


  4. April 16, 2020 at 6:12 am, Ken said:

    Let’s look at this from a different perspective.

    As you all know, our children are not attending school in the traditional way we’re used to. So, what would happen if instead of sending them back, we go 100% into distance learning?

    If we remove the cost for these huge buildings and replace that with more teachers to work with these kids both remotely and with in house visits, it might be possible to accomplish a lot more at a lower cost.


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