Gov. Moore’s cut in BOOST funding called ‘detrimental’ to low-income students

The Maryland Catholic Conference has labeled as “very detrimental” Maryland Gov. Wes Moore’s proposal to reduce funding for a program that provides scholarships for students from low-income families to attend nonpublic schools.

Gov. Moore’s budget – which he submitted late last month to General Assembly – reduces by $2 million the allocation for The Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) program. It also begins a phase-out of the program.

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