| Jul 8, 2011
| 5:30 AM
For at least the second time in the past several months you have asked readers their opinion of the job city schools CEO Andres Alonso is doing — and for the second time I am asking why you feel the need to do this.
Mr. Alonso just accepted a four-...
| May 7, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Three Maryland superintendents whose school systems stand to take the biggest hit from Maryland's 'Doomsday' budget pleaded with state legislators Monday to reverse an estimated $129 million cut to public education that they said would have devastating...
| May 8, 2012
| 6:47 PM
Baltimore school employees would be forced to take furlough days if the district has to absorb millions of dollars in education cuts outlined in the state's "doomsday" budget, city schools CEO Andrés Alonso said Tuesday as he prepared to present the...
| May 15, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Baltimore city CEO Andres Alonso told city council leaders Tuesday that the school system is not in the financial position to inherit recreation centers that are slated for closure in the city budget, after being peppered by council members about the...
| May 16, 2012
| 1:57 PM
Baltimore city students will have a plethora of options for education and recreation this summer, under a new partnership between city agencies and school system that will expand the scope and length of programming for city youth.
| May 22, 2012
| 7:14 PM
The Baltimore City school board voted Tuesday to pass the district's proposed $1.31 billion budget, which includes a decrease in the per-pupil funding for charter schools.
As the amount spent on students in traditional schools increases, the system's...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Oakenshawe students are zoned for nearby Waverly Elementary/Middle School, where a $25 million replacement school is slated to open by the end of 2013.
But children from Oakenshawe are nowhere to be found at the current campus, located in two buildings a...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Maryland was one of eight states granted a waiver Tuesday from some of the strictest requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, which will allow the state to set more reasonable goals for student achievement levels and adopt reforms to close...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:05 PM
As the heat index crept toward the 90-degree mark Tuesday morning, Baltimore city social studies teacher Ejaz Baluch watched his students at ConneXions School for the Arts begin to fade.
By 11 a.m., when the heat index had risen to 93 degrees, the school...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Citing "crude" and "incompetent" investigations into test-tampering allegations at a Baltimore elementary school, hearing officers have recommended the reinstatement of two administrators city schools CEO Andrés Alonso attempted to dismiss amid suspicions...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies, a chance of rain and thunderstorms, and a high temperature near 83 degrees. Friday night is expected to be rainy, with a low temperature around 65 degrees.
Check our traffic map for this...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:14 PM
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...