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Andres Alonso

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  • City schools' academic chief resigns

    City schools' academic chief resigns
    Baltimore city schools' academic chief will leave the district next month, city school officials confirmed Wednesday, the second key departure in a critical year that will see a transition into the most high-stakes academic climate the district has seen...
  • New members appointed to city school board

    New members appointed to city school board
    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...
  • Alonso's farewell letter to Baltimore city students

    Alonso's farewell letter to Baltimore city students
    Baltimore city schools CEO Andres Alonso tapped his favorite coming-of-age book by Leo Tolstoy to impart some lasting wisdom, and extend a final farewell, to city students as he closes out his last school year. In a letter addressed to city students...
  • City starts process of hiring superintendent search firm

    City starts process of hiring superintendent search firm
    Baltimore school union leaders questioned the need for an outside firm to conduct a national search for the next permanent superintendent Thursday as the school board began the process of hiring a consultant. Neil Duke, chair of the city school board,...
  • Tough WBFF interview with Alonso belies all-crime rep of Baltimore TV news

    Tough WBFF interview with Alonso belies all-crime rep of Baltimore TV news
    I don’t tune into Baltimore’s morning news shows expecting hard-hitting, revealing interviews. Traffic, weather, softer features and a few nuts-and-bolts news stories are the usual order of the day. But WBFF’s Patrice Sanders stopped...
  • City school system passes $1.2B budget

    City school system passes $1.2B budget
    The Baltimore school board unanimously passed a $1.2 billion budget Monday that essentially remained intact since it was presented. The last budget of outgoing schools CEO Andrés Alonso includes cuts to per-pupil funding and high schools but retains...
  • Baltimore second in per-pupil spending, Census Bureau says

    Baltimore second in per-pupil spending, Census Bureau says
    The Baltimore school system ranked second among the nation's 100 largest school districts in how much it spent per pupil in fiscal year 2011, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The city's $15,483 per-pupil expenditure was...
  • Charter and independent schools faced financial, academic challenges

    Charter and independent schools faced financial, academic challenges
    In response to a system that many believed had long failed young black boys, a school began to take shape seven years ago in a small East Baltimore neighborhood. The Bluford Drew Jemison Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy would...
  • 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...
  • Mayor, Alonso to meet with state leaders on schools

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and city schools chief Andres Alonso are scheduled to travel to Annapolis Monday to meet with Gov. Martin O'Malley and top legislators on a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild Baltimore's aging public schools, the chairman of the...
  • 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...