The Baltimore Curriculum Project – The City’s Leader in Education Reform
BCP founded by Dr. Muriel Berkeley and Robert C. Embry, Jr., President
of The Abell Foundation.
BCP pilots Direct Instruction curriculum at six elementary schools: Arundel Robert Coleman, General Wolfe, Roland Park, Hampstead Hill and City Springs.
Baltimore City Public Schools institutionalizes Direct Instruction as an alternative curriculum for 18 schools.
BCP develops K-8 Core Knowledge curriculum, which is still taught nationwide.
City Springs Elementary becomes a BCP school under Baltimore City Public Schools’ New Schools Initiative.
Hamsptead Hill Elementary and Collington Square Elementary become BCP schools under Baltimore City Public Schools’ New Schools Initiative.
BCP converts City Springs and Hampstead Hill into BCP neighborhood charter schools.
BCP pilots Restorative Practices at City Springs and Hampstead Hill with support from OSI-Baltimore and the Goldsmith Family Foundation.
BCP converts Wolfe Street Elementary into a BCP neighborhood charter school.
BCP implements NWEA’s online Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) to assess student growth in reading and mathematics.
BCP founds Leading Minds education forum series.
BCP pilots Core Knowledge Read-Alouds at City Springs, Hampstead Hill and Wolfe Street.
BCP converts Govans Elementary into a BCP neighborhood charter school.
Baltimore City Public Schools approves NWEA’s MAP assessment as alternative to PARCC assessment for charter renewal process.
Baltimore City School Board and Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Sonja Santelises pledge to make City Schools a Restorative district.
BCP converts Frederick Elementary into a BCP neighborhood charter school.