Old-fashioned phonics returns to city schools Curriculum to be tried at six elementaries
Boom times for bureaucrats
Free speech in P.G. County?As a former...
City school initiative considered Amprey task force eyes contracts for school management; New privatization venture; Teachers are wary of another experiment
Medications can help fight obesityIn response to...
Tough job ahead for Marcia BrownMarcia Brown,...
City teachers teach a lesson Election upset: New president has to restore membership's confidence in school union.
New teachers union chief gives staff day off Brown finds that aides to predecessor are fearful
Baltimore teachers oust union chief Dandridge Marcia Brown wins presidency amid city contract talks
Teachers union to elect president, board today
Value of public schools: an issue that polarizes Reform: The chasm between defenders of the public education system and its opponents appears to be widening.
BTU campaigns hit high gear Presidential hopefuls use airwaves, paper trail to grab voters tomorrow
Slot machine peril has not gone awayDespite...
Hotly contested election brings BTU to crossroads President for 17 years faces two opponents
Suit filed against BTU leaders Interest sought on advances made by union; Severe damage cited; Election challenger also seeks to halt annuity payments
Challenger criticizes BTU perks Union to pay $200,000 in annuity premiums for its presidents; Teachers buy their own; Dandridge defends benefit because of years without pension
Dandridge appointment on hold Schmoke will name school board member after union election
Union chiefs given loans interest free Presidents authorized salary advances for themselves, staff; $245,000 over 4 years; Baltimore Teachers Union halts practice on accountant's advice
Damage to Pratt's image unclear 'Jury is still out on her,' despite Henson's resignation
Pratt has made herself a lame duckHere...
Schmoke modifies teacher input plan He'll make union chief nonvoting board member
Bill giving new clout to Gary debated County executive would get power to name school board; Senate passes measure; GOP-backed proposal criticized by teachers, some local delegates
Dandridge hopes for unlikely job Baltimore schools: The head of the teachers union has been nominated to the school board, but the City Charter and state law stand in the way.
Teacher on school board has obstacles Schmoke choice lives outside of Baltimore; state law also a hurdle
Court denies teachers' request for back wages Union sought to get raises from 1992-1993
Teachers halt protest of plan to dock them 10 days of pay Schmoke has pledged not to implement proposal
Schmoke promises cost-cutting plan, does not rule out chance of layoffs
City won't dock teachers Schmoke scuttles plan to withhold pay of school employees; Union begins job action today; Mayor aims to spread $23 million deficit among all agencies
City schools seeking a positive spin, to present innovations at conference Baltimore system to hold national event this week
City teachers voting on working to rule Poll returns showing strong support for withholding extras
Amprey seeks to dock employees 2 weeks' pay Schools chief cites budget shortfall; union vows court fight
City schools' top officials oppose deal with state Superintendent, head of board raise protests
Shape of school reform emerges Reorganization plan modeled on Chicago's
Schmoke won't cut property tax rate Mayor also warns city may be forced to lay off workers
Tougher standards for teachers School board OKs outline of system for merit evaluations
Students on city school board work to be voting members Seeking power: The students want a say in such matters as educational standards and changes in curricula
Schools to fight budget crisis by laying off 66 Administrators, teachers, clerical workers included; Dec. 31 is target date; Amprey points to 'stark reality' of $32 million shortfall
City school board ends effort to privatize Contracts with EAI are severed, halting 3 1/2 -year experiment
Cutoff of EAI saves little Scrapped contract does not resolve schools' money crisis
EAI fell to high hopes, unmet promises Company ran into political reality
School board urges mayor to drop EAI Schmoke is advised to end contracts this academic year; Cost at center of dispute; Private company has managed 9 city schools for 3 1/2 years
Parents plan to give views on EAI today Meeting with mayor set amid debate over contract with schools; Battle of bottom lines; Company is resisting $7 million cut from $44 million contract
City schools plot moves to erase budget shortfall Plans set for layoffs, seeking $10 million cut in EAI contract
Maryland school lunch is not fatteningAlex Hershaft...
EAI's future at stake in 2 decisions Education firm faces Hartford election, money pressures here; Stock plummets; Baltimore would cut $10 million from payment to company
Deficit to force job cuts in city schools 69 positions targeted; furloughs considered; Tessaract cut sought
Superintendent defends efforts against violence Schools to be safer, Amprey maintains, citing new programs; Teachers union unsatisfied; Grand jury report disputed, but mayor says action needed
Crimes skyrocket in city schools Gun-related cases are at highest level in more than a decade
Amprey turns down chance again at N.Y.'s top school post