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Banneker Blake Academy

Five More City Schools on the Chopping Block

Nov 28, 2018
Dominique Maria Bonessi


Last week the Baltimore City School Board voted to revoke the charter of Banneker Blake Academy and close the school in June 2019. The board is to vote in January on closing five more schools—two traditional and three charters.

City School Board Votes to Close Banneker Blake Academy

Nov 14, 2018
Dominique Maria Bonessi

Baltimore City Schools’ board of commissioners voted seven to zero at Tuesday night’s meeting in favor of closing Banneker Blake Academy in north Baltimore. WYPR’s Dominique Maria Bonessi was at the meeting and spoke to Morning Edition Host Nathan Sterner about the board's decision.