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Maryland Catholic Conference Creates Latino Outreach Coordinator Position

10/17/2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD 10-17-16---In response to a recommendation from the Maryland bishops, the Maryland Catholic Conference has created a new Latino Outreach Coordinator position. Katharina (Kat) Acosta joined the Conference staff on August 15. 

Acosta will work closely with the Conference’s Advocacy and Outreach department to engage Maryland’s Latino ...

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Maryland's BOOST Program Awards Nearly $5 Million In Scholarships To Low-Income Students

8/24/2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD 08-24-16---The Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Scholarship Program has awarded nearly $5 million to the inaugural group of scholarship recipients for the 2016-2017 school year for students to attend an eligible nonpublic school in the state of Maryland. All certified applicants qualified for the federal ...

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Sen. Ed DeGrange Scholarship Fund Established At Monsignor Slade Catholic School

7/19/2016

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has established the Sen. James Edgar DeGrange, Sr. Partners in Excellence Scholarship Fund, in recognition of DeGrange’s tireless leadership and support of Catholic education and in celebration of his invaluable role in securing adoption of the Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) by ...

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Maryland Catholic Conference Wraps Up 2016 Session

4/13/2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD. 04-13-16---The 436th legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly ended on April 11 after 90 days’ consideration of more than 2,800 bills introduced in 2016. The legislature approved 834 measures. Gov. Larry Hogan signed over 100 bills into law yesterday at the first of four scheduled signing ...

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State Budget To Include $5 Million For Nonpublic School Scholarships For Low-Income Children

3/29/2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD. 03-29-16---The Maryland Senate and House of Delegates today approved a $42 billion operating budget, nearly two weeks before the 436th legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly ends.   

The budget includes a $5 million scholarship program for low-income students to attend nonpublic schools, beginning in 2016-17. The Broadening ...

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