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The Facts

Source: WalletHub
Baltimore is 129 out of 150 of the worst run cities in America.
Source: Baltimore Fishbowl
Audit finds 166 city-owned trailers, pumps, tools and other gear “untraceable”.
Source: The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore city schools returned more than $65 million in state-building maintenance and repair funds, mainly because the funds were not being spent (8 year period).
Source: Circuit Court for Baltimore City
City School Commissioners violated the law by withholding public information.
Source: Forbes
Ranked in the top 10% of U.S. cities for violent crime.
Source: U.S. Census – National avg 12.3%
22% of people live in poverty.
Source: Baltimore Police Department
In the past 5 years, there have been more than 300 murders each year.
Source: Nations Report Card
3rd most funded school system in America, more than $16,000 per student.
Source: Nations Report Card
9 out of 10 African America boys are not reading at a grade level.
Source: Nations Report Card
17% of Baltimore city kids are proficient in English.
Source: Nations Report Card
19% of kids are proficient in math.
Source: Nations Report Card
Baltimore City has the 3rd lowest performing school system in America.
Source: Baltimore Police Department
There were more than 900 total shootings in 2019.