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Dr. Walter G. Amprey, Former Baltimore Schools Superintendent Dies at 69
Originally published April 23, 2014

Dr. Walter G. Amprey, whose extraordinary career as an educator spanned more than four decades, and who was Superintendent of Public Instruction for Baltimore City Public Schools for six years, died yesterday. He was 69.more More Arrow
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Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance (BINA).
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The young women of Goaldiggers The Sankofa Project.
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Rep. Elijah Cummings’ 17th Annual Job Fair at the Fifth Regiment Armory.
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Tiffany Ginyard (front), founder of The Fly Girl Network (FGN), and Kenae Foote-Patterson, a
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As with many of her clay pieces, the face of Paula Whaley's brother James Baldwin is an integral part of the work.
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Michael Mayfield with Dara Calhoun, school psychologist and co-coordinator of Edmondson-Westside’s peer mediation program.
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17-year-old Michael Mayfield
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Roxbury Correctional Institution (RCI) in Hagerstown, Md.
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