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Andres Alonso

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  • Mayor, Alonso meet governor, Busch, Miller

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and city schools chief executive Andres Alonso met with Gov. Martin O'Malley for about an hour and a quarter Monday evening as they made their rounds of Annapolis seeking support for Baltimore's $2.4 billion school...
  • 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...
  • Prepared text of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's State of the City Address 2013

    Prepared text of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's State of the City Address 2013
    Mr. President, Madam Comptroller, Senators and Delegates, members of the City Council, clergy, colleagues in public service, committed people of Baltimore—thank you for the opportunity to report on the progress of our city and to renew our...
  • 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...
  • Supporters predict large turnout for schools rally in Annapolis

    Supporters predict large turnout for schools rally in Annapolis
    Supporters of an ambitious plan to rebuild Baltimore's crumbling schools predict a large turnout Monday night when they gather in Annapolis for a rally in support of the plan, which faces an uphill battle to win passage in the General Assembly. The...
  • City schools to monitor administration of High School Assessments

    City schools to monitor administration of High School Assessments
    The Baltimore school system has started monitoring the administration of the High School Assessments this year, expanding on a measure that began in 2011 after a series of cheating scandals in its elementary and middle schools. City school officials...
  • 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...
  • 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 rebuildĀ  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...
  • 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...
  • State audit noted city school system failed to verify basic information of employees

    Baltimore city school officials acknowledged this week that lax employee verification protocols may have contributed to a temporary employee -- who was recently arrested on charges he impregnated a 15-year-old girlĀ in Harford County -- taking on a...