| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:43 AM
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.
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:39 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, visiting Annapolis to make the case for the city's $2.4 billion school construction plan, has finished her meeting with House Speaker Michael E. Busch and has arrived at the State House for talks with Gov. Martin O'Malley....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:45 PM
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...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:21 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:22 PM
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...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 9:20 AM
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...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:37 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:01 AM
An executive suite in the city school system's headquarters that underwent $250,000 in lavish renovations last year will soon be empty.
Jerome Oberlton, who repeatedly came under fire for his spending habits as the system’s chief technology...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:46 PM
State lawmakers appeared to warm Thursday to the Baltimore school system's $2.4 billion building modernization plan that received a chilly reception last year, but the blueprint fell short of garnering the endorsement of the state's public school...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The Baltimore city school system was named among the top 10 districts of choice in a national ranking published by the Brookings Institute on Tuesday.
Of the 107 districts examined, the system received a grade of B-, and tied for the number seven spot...