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Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on Education

Former Democratic Challenger MD Governor


More character education and more community service

The General Assembly's recent approval of a landmark education funding plan designed to pump $1.3 billion in new money for public schools over the next five years may have robbed Townsend's education platform of some momentum. She pledged [in her announcement speech] "we will keep that commitment" and also said she would push for character education and community service to be a more important component of public education.
Source: David Nitkin, Baltimore Sun May 6, 2002

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