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Andres Alonso

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  • City school police cast vote of 'no confidence' in chief

    City school police cast vote of 'no confidence' in chief
    Members of the Baltimore school police union cast a vote of "no confidence" in their police chief last month, pointing to what they said was his lack of responsiveness to their concerns, union leaders announced Thursday. In a letter addressed to city...
  • Baltimore charters looking to the next decade

    Baltimore charters looking to the next decade
    Eighteen charter schools seeking contract renewals to continue operating in Baltimore are undergoing a rigorous review process that will uniformly evaluate them for the first time since they began populating the district 10 years ago. The majority of the...
  • Schools audit alarms state, city lawmakers

    Schools audit alarms state, city lawmakers
    State and city lawmakers sharply criticized the Baltimore school system Monday after a searing audit called attention to a lack of oversight on school spending. Elected officials said they were deeply concerned by the preliminary audit report, which...
  • Alonso calls report done by school consultant 'objective'

    Alonso calls report done by school consultant 'objective'
    Baltimore schools CEO Andres Alonso sent an email to the community this week promoting an "objective, third-party analysis" of his student funding model. But The Baltimore Sun found that the company that did the report helped him implement that program....
  • City to pilot new evaluations for all teachers

    All 6,000 Baltimore educators will take part this year in testing a new teacher evaluation system that ties their effectiveness more closely to student performance, school officials announced this week. This system, tested in the city last year for 309...
  • Mayor calls on Alonso, school board to fix broken financial management

    Mayor calls on Alonso, school board to fix broken financial management
    On the eve of the release of a comprehensive Baltimore school system audit, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that the lapses in financial management outlined in a draft report were "unacceptable" and called on school officials to take...
  • Alonso defends school system in light of audit findings

    Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso defended the system's financial management Thursday as a complex work in progress, in response to a state audit released Thursday outlining 26 recommendations that address inadequate oversight. In a mass email...
  • Corruption is endemic in Baltimore

    Corruption is endemic in Baltimore
    What a bombshell — more corruption in the state of Maryland ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24). From what I read, we really do have the inmates running the asylum. It seems that public safety department secretary Gary D. Maynard is totally...
  • City officials celebrate passage of $1B school construction bill

    City officials celebrate passage of $1B school construction bill
    A year ago, city officials left Annapolis distraught, their plans to obtain massive funding for school construction in the General Assembly’s trash bin.   What a difference a year makes. On Wednesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Schools...
  • W.E.B. DuBois High School wins mayor's attendance challenge

    W.E.B. DuBois High School is the latest to win the Mayor's Attendance Campaign competition, after its ninth-grade class increasing its daily attendance by nearly 11 percentage points. The school was surprised with the honor--which includes a dance party...
  • City schools construction bill clears Senate

    City schools construction bill clears Senate
    In a long-sought victory for Baltimore, the Maryland Senate approved a $1 billion financing plan Friday for an unprecedented systemwide drive to rebuild and renovate the city's crumbling school buildings. The measure passed easily on a bipartisan vote of...
  • Alonso: State leaders 'came through' for city school construction bill

    It was a Good Friday indeed for Baltimore city school students--who in the next few years will begin seeing their dilapidated school buildings undergo a major facelift. An unprescedented $1 billion financing plan that will renovate or rebuild roughly 50...