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How Maryland’s top schools official is tackling poverty and the teacher shortage

March 9, 2023

Maryland State School Superintendent Mohammed Choudhury — a self-described data geek — arrived from Texas 18 months ago with a plan in his back pocket to redesign an essential formula for how the state calculates levels of family poverty. Now the state education department has refined that Texas plan into a model for Maryland to target money more precisely for schools with the neediest children.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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