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  • Supporters predict large turnout for schools rally in Annapolis

    Supporters predict large turnout for schools rally in Annapolis
    Supporters of an ambitious plan to rebuild Baltimore's crumbling schools predict a large turnout Monday night when they gather in Annapolis for a rally in support of the plan, which faces an uphill battle to win passage in the General Assembly. The...
  • Prepared text of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's State of the City Address 2013

    Prepared text of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's State of the City Address 2013
    Mr. President, Madam Comptroller, Senators and Delegates, members of the City Council, clergy, colleagues in public service, committed people of Baltimore—thank you for the opportunity to report on the progress of our city and to renew our...
  • Mayor, Alonso meeting with governor

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, visiting Annapolis to make the case for the city's $2.4 billion school construction plan, has finished her meeting with House Speaker Michael E. Busch and has arrived at the State House for talks with Gov. Martin O'Malley....
  • Mayor, Alonso meet governor, Busch, Miller

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and city schools chief executive Andres Alonso met with Gov. Martin O'Malley for about an hour and a quarter Monday evening as they made their rounds of Annapolis seeking support for Baltimore's $2.4 billion school...
  • City schools' operations workers sign on to pay-for-performance contract

    Starting this school year, everyone from cafeteria workers to custodial staff will be evaluated and paid based on their performance, under what union and city school officials call a first-of-its-kind contract for operations staff in the country. After...
  • 22 city schools to start year without permanent leaders

    22 city schools to start year without permanent leaders
    Twenty-two Baltimore schools will open Monday without permanent principals in place, continuing the unprecedented turnover under Andrés Alonso — moves that the administrators union says reflect "vindictive" and "capricious" decisions by the...
  • City principals union head protests demotions

    The president of the Baltimore principals union has vowed to protest recent actions he called "vindictive" and "capricious" after city schools CEO Andres Alonso demoted 15 principals whose schools had low scores on state tests. In a memo obtained by...
  • City schools' credit card statements offer a glimpse into the "cost of doing business"

    In the last year, as Baltimore city schools' budgetary decisions -- $14 million in overtime, generous leave payouts, a renovated IT Department -- have faced heightened scrutiny, officials have defended much of their spending as "the cost of doing...
  • City school board reinstates principal who had been fired over alleged cheating

    City school board reinstates principal who had been fired over alleged cheating
    The city school board reinstated a principal Monday night who had been fired by CEO Andrés Alonso over alleged cheating at her school. But the reinstatement of Abbottston Elementary School Principal Angela Faltz won't take effect until 2013, and she...
  • City leaders call for review of schools credit cards

    City leaders call for review of schools credit cards
    Baltimore's top leadership called on the school system Monday to tighten oversight of its expenditures after a Baltimore Sun investigation found central office staff spent roughly $500,000 during the past year and a half on items such as a $7,300 office...
  • Playing loose with city credit cards

    Regarding your story on questionable credit card expenses by Baltimore City school administrators, the various explanations offered by school officials are unconvincing despite their incredible rhetoric ("City school officials play loose with credit,"...
  • Weinberg, city schools celebrate three new libraries

    Weinberg, city schools celebrate three new libraries
    This time last year, Thomas Johnson Elementary/Middle School librarian Sharon Smith used the only technology she had — a laptop and a projector — to bring color and excitement to her students by shining animated books from the Internet onto...