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Andres Alonso

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  • Baltimore students remain in bottom third on test vs. other cities

    Baltimore's scores on a rigorous national math and reading test were in the bottom third of large urban school districts across the country, though educators highlighted some progress in math and a promising trend of better-than-average results among some...
  • School board approves $275,000 salary range for superintendent

    Howard County's school board agreed to a salary range of about $275,000 for a new superintendent, in addition to approving other recommendations made by a consulting agency. The board held a special meeting Wednesday night to discuss the suggested salary...
  • Advocates, experts call for more attention to bullying of special needs-students

    Special-education advocates are calling for the state to do more to address the bullying of disabled students, saying that a recent lawsuit against the city school system highlights the long-lasting harm that harassment can do to such children. Experts...
  • City school officials assure special education advocates at meeting

    City school officials assure special education advocates at meeting
    Baltimore school officials assured special-education advocates Wednesday that efforts to provide students with a quality education will continue after a lawsuit ends this year that has kept the system under a microscope for 28 years. In a forum hosted by...
  • Roundup of MSA results

    Anne Arundel Anne Arundel County students in every elementary grade posted marks of at least 90 percent in math and reading on the Maryland School Assessments, according to results released Tuesday. School officials lauded the districts' gains in...
  • Absent, suspended city students falling further behind on MSAs

    Absent, suspended city students falling further behind on MSAs
    For the third year in a row, Baltimore's scores on state tests show a double-digit achievement gap between chronically absent students and their peers who attend school regularly, and the system's recent spike in suspensions has created a similar...
  • Alonso wants to borrow $1.2 billion to repair city schools

    Alonso wants to borrow $1.2 billion to repair city schools
    Baltimore City's schools chief told state legislators Tuesday that he hopes to borrow $1.2 billion— six times more than the school system's current bonding authority — to pay for a massive and rapid overhaul of the city's crumbling public...
  • State wants to curb student suspensions

    Concerned about the high numbers of student suspensions, state school board members are proposing an overhaul of discipline codes that would move away from zero-tolerance policies. School board President James H. DeGraffenreidt Jr. said Tuesday that...
  • City principals among lowest-paid school leaders in state

    City principals among lowest-paid school leaders in state
    Even as Baltimore principals have been given an unprecedented amount of responsibility over the past four years under schools CEO Andrés Alonso, their average salary has remained among the lowest in the state. The average salary for city principals...
  • Mayor, Alonso ask legislators for school construction flexibility

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso told legislators Friday that the city needs more flexibility in spending the school construction money it gets from the state — seeking a change that would let the school...
  • Mayor questions Alonso's school-construction plan

    Mayor questions Alonso's school-construction plan
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake expressed concerns about her schools chief's proposal to borrow $1.2 billion to fix Baltimore's crumbling school buildings, touting her own more modest plan as realistic in her State of the City address Monday. The mayor...
  • Juvenile violence in Baltimore continues to decline

    Violence against juveniles has declined significantly in Baltimore in recent years as juvenile arrests have dropped and student graduations increased — a trend that the city schools chief said stills lags behind perceptions of the city's youths....