Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh went to Annapolis again Monday to ask the state to help city schools close a $130 million budget gap.
Back in Baltimore, principals, preachers and other advocates for the schools expressed disappointment that she didn’t have more of a plan.
“We appreciate that she is fighting for our schools, but I think time is a factor in all this,” said Nicholas D’Ambrosio, principal of Roland Park Elementary School. “We can’t wait. Families need to know. Schools need to know.”
Pugh had told a cheering crowd of 2,000 students, parents and advocates last week to expect an “announcement” Monday about her plans to help close the Baltimore school system’s budget gap.