Baltimore’s Public Schools: Testing Poorly Even For Basic Literacy

As if you needed hard evidence of the failure of Baltimore’s public schools, here it is.

Take a look at the map that we’ve built for you. There’s one blue dot on the map for each of the 186 public schools listed by the city for SY 2015-2016. (“SY” stands for “School Year.”) The map fully interactive. You can blow it up, move it around within its frame. And you can mouse-over or click on any of the dots to see the name of the school, its street address, the grades taught and percentages for selected grades.

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