Nearly 70 city schools will lose their permanently assigned school police officers — and seven high schools will be staffed with unarmed ones — under a new plan to allow officers to carry guns without breaking the law while taking a larger role in the community.
District officials to announce new plans with staff Tuesday
Students statewide taking exams this month
A proposal to eliminate the city's only summer enrichment program for advanced students is stirring debate among school board members.
State and local lawmakers called on Baltimore school officials Monday to rein in policies and practices that led the district to pay employees $46 million last year in accrued leave, bonuses, overtime, stipends and other compensation.
As the Baltimore school system was running up a $72 million deficit last year — a gap that officials say will force layoffs for the first time in more than a decade — it paid out $46 million in bonuses, overtime pay and accrued leave, pushing the earnings of many employees well into...
Before a display of pellet and replica guns, pocket knives, brass knuckles, a torch and even a sock stuffed with a can of corn confiscated from schools, the leader of the city school police union called on state lawmakers to reconsider a bill that would arm officers while they patrolled...
Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton is rolling back an initiative that, for seven years, gave principals far-reaching latitude in running their schools, but led to a turnover rate among principals of more than 90 percent.