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Why we must act now, and why we need your help.

  • Why Now?

    The urgency of this moment calls for dramatic action. Maryland has a real chance to build a world-class education system for every public school student in the state. Maryland is in the midst of a once-in-a-generation moment; the time for action is now.

  • Why You?

    Strong Schools Maryland needs community leaders across the state to join existing teams or build teams of their own to lead into action with Maryland lawmakers. Don’t feel like you can do it? Don’t worry we’re here to support you every step of the way.

  • Why Strong Schools MD?

    Strong Schools Maryland has led the statewide, grassroots campaign in Maryland to create a world-class education system for every student. We’ve been invested in this work since the very beginning, and we want you to be there with us at the finish line.

By The Numbers

Strong Schools Work for Students, for Parents, for Educators, and for Businesses

40% Percentage of students considered college-and-career-ready by senior year
~10,000 Number of parents who can't join the workforce because of childcare concerns
4.5 Billion Dollars in additional revenue added to Maryland's economy over the lifetime of each graduating class
~47% Percentage of Maryland teachers who don't continue into a third year
6.043 Million Marylanders who would benefit

Strong Schools All Stars

Hear from our Blueprint Champions!

  • “As a small business owner, I am a strong supporter of the Blueprint for Maryland's Future. I know that a strong education system is critical to building a workfoce ready for the demands of the 21st century workplace. ”

    Nakeia • Small Business Owner
  • "The current funding that our schools have isn’t enough to give every student a real shot at success. We need to fully fund and implement the recommendations now."

    Jennifer • Teacher

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