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Andres Alonso

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  • Search firm hired for city schools superintendent search

    Search firm hired for city schools superintendent search
    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...
  • Dozens of vacancies mark start of critical year in Baltimore

    Baltimore schools opened the year with 87 teacher vacancies, a trend that is not uncommon in the region but comes during a critical year for the system as it embarks on a new student curriculum and teacher evaluation system. City officials said they...
  • NAACP wants to investigate number of women, African-Americans replaced in city schools

    The local chapter of Baltimore's NAACP has taken an interest in the recent tensions brewing between Baltimore city principals and city schools CEO Andres Alonso's administration, denouncing the recent moves concerning two principals whose school was...
  • City schools special education legal fight ends

    The nearly three-decade legal fight that transformed the long-beleaguered special-education system in Baltimore city schools has officially come to an end. Vaughn G. et al. v. the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, a federal suit filed by the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore city schools 2014 budget notes central office cuts -- again

    Baltimore city schools 2014 budget notes central office cuts -- again
    The Baltimore city school system is projecting a nearly $26 million increase in its fiscal year 2014 budget, officials said, however the district's central office will once again take a hit, with a near 9 percent cut. The figures were released in a...
  • Northwestern High alumni sue school system over closure

    Northwestern High alumni sue school system over closure
    Northwestern High alumni have gone to court to try to stop the Baltimore school from closing, as civil rights activists say the plan is discriminatory because shuttering the institution would disproportionately affect low-income, minority students. The...