It’s been years in the works. Countless hours of meetings. Days worth of impassioned testimony. Late-night community listening sessions. Thousands of people using their voices to all ask for one plan, one path forward.

Everyone in the room has been trying to do one really difficult but worthwhile thing. They want to improve the quality of education for the average student in Maryland.

Some know the giant, often unwieldy concept as the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, others may remember the Kirwan Commission or even the esoteric mouthful of the Accountability and Implementation Board.

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