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Andres Alonso

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  • 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...
  • City school board OKs 10-year facilities plan

    City school board OKs 10-year facilities plan
    The Baltimore school board approved Tuesday a sweeping plan that would close or renovate more than 150 schools, with the goal of bringing the oldest school infrastructure in the state up to 21st-century standards in one decade. The board voted...
  • Embattled city school official resigns

    Embattled city school official resigns
    An executive suite in the city school system's headquarters that underwent $250,000 in lavish renovations last year will soon be empty. Jerome Oberlton, who repeatedly came under fire for his spending habits as the system’s chief technology...
  • State leaders appear to warm to city's school facilities plan

    State leaders appear to warm to city's school facilities plan
    State lawmakers appeared to warm Thursday to the Baltimore school system's $2.4 billion building modernization plan that received a chilly reception last year, but the blueprint fell short of garnering the endorsement of the state's public school...
  • Some see role for stadium authority in school plan

    Some see role for stadium authority in school plan
    Some Baltimore legislators, determined to win state approval for the city's ambitious plan to launch a $2.4 billion, 10-year overhaul of its aging school facilities, are considering bringing in the Maryland Stadium Authority to provide construction...
  • 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...
  • 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...