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  • Groundbreaking ceremony held for new $25M Waverly public school

    Groundbreaking ceremony held for new $25M Waverly public school
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and school system CEO Andres Alonso broke ceremonial ground Tuesday, June 5, on the excavation site at Ellerslie Avenue and East 33rd Street where a $25 million replacement school for Waverly Elementary/Middle is slated to...
  • Principals Union: Hold Alonso, school board accountable

    The city's principal's union released an extensive statement calling on city schools CEO Andres Alonso and the city school board to uphold the hearing officers' opinions to reinstate two city administrators, Angela Faltz and Marcy Isaac, who were found to...
  • Bottle tax hike could move forward Monday

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposed increase to the city's tax on bottle beverages is expected to move forward Monday after being corked up for months by a City Council committee. Council members, led by Council Vice President Edward Reisinger,...
  • City school board approves two new charters

    The Baltimore school board approved applications this week to open the Creative City Public Charter School, an arts integration elementary school, and the Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys, a college preparatory program that starts in fourth grade....
  • Bolton Street Synagogue rabbi leaving by 'mutual decision'

    In a surprise announcement, Bolton Street Synagogue is parting ways with its rabbi after six years. Rabbi Jonathan Panitz's last day will be June 22. Panitz said he is leaving by agreement with the synagogue's board, not retiring, as synagogue...
  • Report finds $2.45 billion in city school building upgrades

    Fifty Baltimore schools are so dilapidated or underused that they should be closed or rebuilt, according to a new report that also identified $2.45 billion in school infrastructure needs across the city. The findings, released Tuesday, were used by school...
  • Despite speculation, Alonso is not a finalist for Philadelphia job

    Speculation that Andres Alonso would leave the Baltimore City school CEO job for a new superintendent post has been rampant for years. Whenever an opening for the top job in an urban district appeared, Alonso's name seemed to be mentioned. He has always...
  • 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...
  • City schools special education legal fight ends

    The nearly three-decade legal fight that transformed the long-beleaguered special-education system in Baltimore city schools has officially come to an end. Vaughn G. et al. v. the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, a federal suit filed by the...
  • Baltimore schools chief notes areas for improvement

    Baltimore schools chief notes areas for improvement
    Baltimore's school system has been in transition over the past five years, and the next five will see more "stops, starts and uncertainties," with a newfound focus on the classroom, schools CEO Andrés Alonso told principals Tuesday. Against the...