| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Former Baltimore city schools CEO Andres Alonso has topped a short list of strong contenders for the schools chancellor seat in New York City.
Gotham Schools, a news website that covers New York education, published a list of five names their research...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:23 PM
The Baltimore City school system has launched a campaign to raise $400,000 to help families afford school uniforms, interim CEO Tisha Edwards announced Tuesday.
“We all have the opportunity to make sure that every student has a uniform, and that...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso tearfully announced his resignation Monday, ending a six-year tenure marked by bold yet often divisive reforms and casting uncertainty on the future of the long-troubled school system.
Under Alonso's leadership,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Jonathan Brice, a key player in the administration of former city schools CEO Andres Alonso, will leave his post to take an appointed position at the U.S. Department of Education.
Brice, who served as the director of student support and safety before he...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Update : As of Tuesday, July 9, the district had trimmed the list of principal vacancies down to 15. An inquiry from The Sun on July 1 about the 25 previous vacancies advertised last week was not addressed by the district.
The Baltimore City school...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:09 PM
The Baltimore City school board on Tuesday approved the hiring of a prominent, Iowa-based firm to conduct a national search for a permanent CEO to lead Baltimore schools.
Ray and Associates Inc., which has helped fill executive seats in school districts...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The percentage of Baltimore city graduates enrolling in college the fall after obtaining their diplomas has marked a 5-year-decline, according to a report released this week, which also found that between 2007 and 2012 city graduates have increasingly...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Tisha Edwards, city schools CEO Andres Alonso's chief of staff of four years, signed a $225,000 contract Tuesday that will go into effect when she begins her term as interim CEO of the Baltimore City school system July 1.
According to the contract,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:24 PM
Baltimore administrators kicked off the coming school year Wednesday in an unconventional ceremony during which interim schools CEO Tisha Edwards told them that they would be encouraged to take risks, make mistakes and push the limits of what's possible....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:00 AM
When Baltimore school officials lobbied state lawmakers to fund an ambitious $1 billion, 10-year plan this year to modernize facilities, no one understood having a decade-long vision more than Sen. Catherine Pugh.
It was about 10 years ago that Pugh...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Members of the Baltimore City school board expressed concern this week about the number of new principal appointments -- continuing a trend of turnover that has seen more than 90 percent of the district's school leadership change in the last six years....