Many Things We Need Can Wait: The Child Cannot

Baltimore's Five-Year Action Plan for Achieving School Readiness

By the Baltimore Leadership in Action Program

March 1, 2005


This report outlines the Baltimore Leadership in Action Program’s recommended strategies for achieving seven goals aimed at improving school readiness for the children of Baltimore, Maryland.

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Investing In The Future Of Baltimore's Children Cannot Wait

Baltimore's children lag far behind their peers across the state when it comes to school readiness. Investing the time and resources needed to substantially improve school readiness, while daunting, is essential to ensuring that today's children become responsible, healthy, educated, self-sustaining adults.

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