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  • Catherine E. Pugh

    Catherine E. Pugh
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as mayor. I hold an undergraduate degree in business administration and my MBA, both from Morgan State University. I have served as a banker, dean of...
  • Educators say Obama plan relieves stress

    It didn't matter whether they worked at a small city elementary school or a large, suburban middle school. Educators said Friday that President Obama's decision to lift the increasingly rigorous targets of the No Child Left Behind law would mean less...
  • State reports highest graduation rate in past 15 years

    Maryland's public schools are graduating a higher percentage of students than they have in the past 15 years but they have seen a troubling increase in the number of students dropping out. School officials attributed the higher dropout rate to the poor...
  • More Baltimore graduates attend two-year colleges, where they are less likely to earn degree

    More Baltimore graduates attend two-year colleges, where they are less likely to earn degree
    The number of Baltimore City high school graduates enrolling in four-year colleges and universities has dropped in recent years as more head to two-year institutions where they are far less likely to graduate. The Baltimore Education Research...
  • Md. students make gains on national test

    Maryland's public school students made greater gains on a national standardized test than their peers in nearly every other state, although the achievement gap between white and minority students persists. Bucking the trend on the National Assessment...
  • Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction

    Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will seek to raise the city's bottle tax from 2 cents to 5 cents as part of a plan to boost funding for school construction and repairs, her administration said Thursday. The bottle tax money and other revenue would...
  • City schools launching Saturday School initiative

    The Baltimore school system will launch its first districtwide Saturday School initiative in December, a program promised by city schools CEO Andrés Alonso to help remedy declining scores on state tests. The $3 million Saturday School program will run...
  • Baltimore City ranks among top 10 'choice districts'

    Baltimore City ranks among top 10 'choice districts'
    The Baltimore city school system was named among the top 10 districts of choice in a national ranking published by the Brookings Institute on Tuesday. Of the 107 districts examined, the system received a grade of B-, and tied for the number seven spot...
  • Uncertainty for students at city school choice fair

    Uncertainty for students at city school choice fair
    Terrell Carr and his mother, Niesha Carr, have loved his experience at William C. March Middle School. From the Arabic classes in which he's excelled to the quality of the instruction, both have nothing but good things to say about the school. And they...
  • Woman injures city school employee in altercation

    A Baltimore school staff member was injured Monday during an altercation with a woman who pulled out a knife when she was informed she couldn't visit a student, according to city school officials. The school system lauded the rapid actions of school...