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Andres Alonso

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  • MIller says city schools plan being overhauled

    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”...
  • City school board still undecided about Hopkins-run school

    City school board still undecided about Hopkins-run school
    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...
  • Volunteers revive Christ Child Society in Baltimore

    Volunteers revive Christ Child Society in Baltimore
    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,...
  • House committee passes school construction bill

    House committee passes school construction bill
    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...
  • Senate panel OKs Baltimore school construction bill

    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...
  • City schools construction bill clears Senate

    City schools construction bill clears Senate
    In a long-sought victory for Baltimore, the Maryland Senate approved a $1 billion financing plan Friday for an unprecedented systemwide drive to rebuild and renovate the city's crumbling school buildings. The measure passed easily on a bipartisan vote of...
  • Alonso: State leaders 'came through' for city school construction bill

    It was a Good Friday indeed for Baltimore city school students--who in the next few years will begin seeing their dilapidated school buildings undergo a major facelift. An unprescedented $1 billion financing plan that will renovate or rebuild roughly 50...
  • Community sounds off on Baltimore superintendent search

    Community sounds off on Baltimore superintendent search
    The next Baltimore city schools CEO should lead with integrity, have compassion for students, and be politically and technologically ready to meet 21st century demands. These are some of the qualities and qualifications that parents, educators and Mayor...
  • Alonso makes list of potential candidates for NYC schools chancellor

    Alonso makes list of potential candidates for NYC schools chancellor
    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...
  • City school system launches fundraising campaign for school uniforms

    City school system launches fundraising campaign for school uniforms
    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...
  • City school executives offered retention stipends

    City school executives offered retention stipends
    Seven senior administrators in the Baltimore City school system are being offered $10,000 each to stay through June to assist with the transition to a new administration — an expense that school officials say is the price of maintaining stability....