News and Updates

News and Updates

The Maryland Alliance for Racial Equity in Education has media staff available to handle inquiries from journalists on statewide issues affecting education and racial equity, including questions on legislative and school board matters. To schedule an interview with a MAREE expert, email Jossie Flor Sapunar

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Maryland Alliance for Racial Equity in Education (MAREE) Statement on the Departure of Superintendent of Schools Mohammed Choudhury

Maryland Alliance for Racial Equity in Education (MAREE) Statement on the Departure of Superintendent of Schools Mohammed Choudhury BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – October 6, 2023 – The Maryland Alliance for Racial Equity in Education (MAREE) extends our sincere appreciation and gratitude to outgoing State Superintendent of Schools Mohammed Choudhury for his service to Maryland’s public schools…

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Maryland Alliance for Racial Equity in Education (MAREE) Calls on the AIB Nominations Committee to Prioritize Racial Equity

ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND – With days left for application submissions to the Blueprint’s Accountability and Implementation Board (AIB) and lack of transparency in the nominations process, the Chair of Maryland Alliance for Racial Equity in Education (MAREE), sharlimar douglass, issued the following statement: “The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future was a victory for Black and brown students and…

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Written Testimony on Implementing Pell Grant Eligibility

Vanessa GomezU.S. Department of Education400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 2C179Washington, DC 20202 Re: Docket ID ED-2021-OESE-0077 Good afternoon. My name is Satra Taylor, manager of higher education justice initiatives at The Education Trust. I am here to give public testimony on behalf of The Education Trust. As a national nonprofit organization working to close opportunity…

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Maryland Alliance for Racial Equity in Education (MAREE) Releases Recommendations for Implementing Kirwan to Close Racial Equity Gaps

Who Are We?We are the Maryland Alliance for Racial Equity in Education (MAREE), a coalition of education advocacy, civil rights, and community based organizations that are committed to eliminating racial disparities in Maryland’s education system. Over half of Maryland’s students are Black and Latino, and yet far fewer Black and Latino students are prepared for…

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