| 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...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:51 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:38 PM
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.
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:43 AM
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...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:26 PM
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,...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:04 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:43 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 6:39 PM
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.