| 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....
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Three new members were appointed to the Baltimore City school board, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.
In a release, the officials announced that Cheryl A. Casciani will begin July 1, and Anthony A. Hamilton...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:51 PM
With bipartisan help from sympathetic lawmakers, Baltimore won a House committee's approval Tuesday for a $1 billion plan to replace and repair old schools.
The Appropriations Committee voted 21-3 to send the plan to the House floor. Senate President...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:40 PM
A Senate committee approved legislation Wednesday that would launch a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild aging Baltimore city schools, putting the measure on an apparent fast track toward final passage.
The Budget & Taxation Committee cast a bipartisan 13-0...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Tuesday that legislative leaders are working to overhaul Baltimore’s proposal for a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild its crumbling school facilities in way that he’s “fairly confident”...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The Baltimore City school board remained deadlocked Tuesday on whether to renew the contract for Baltimore Talent Development High School, run by the Center for Social Organization of Schools at the Johns Hopkins University, extending a decision that...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Christ Child Society of Baltimore was formed just a few months ago, but this organization, a chapter of the National Christ Child Society, has hit the ground running. Already, the group has donated books and volunteer hours at many organizations,...