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Andres Alonso

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  • The Baltimore Design School -- a blueprint for transformation -- opens

    The Baltimore Design School -- a blueprint for transformation -- opens
    When Baltimore school officials lobbied state lawmakers to fund an ambitious $1 billion, 10-year plan this year to modernize facilities, no one understood having a decade-long vision more than Sen. Catherine Pugh. It was about 10 years ago that Pugh...
  • Second city schools cabinet member resigns

    Jonathan Brice, a key player in the administration of former city schools CEO Andres Alonso, will leave his post to take an appointed position at the U.S. Department of Education. Brice, who served as the director of student support and safety before he...
  • City schools construction bill goes to the governor

    City schools construction bill goes to the governor
    Updated at 2:20 p.m. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told our City Hall Reporter Luke Broadwater that she could barely contain her excitement upon learning that the school construction bill would pass. "I was so excited last night I was running...
  • City officials celebrate passage of $1B school construction bill

    City officials celebrate passage of $1B school construction bill
    A year ago, city officials left Annapolis distraught, their plans to obtain massive funding for school construction in the General Assembly’s trash bin.   What a difference a year makes. On Wednesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Schools...
  • W.E.B. DuBois High School wins mayor's attendance challenge

    W.E.B. DuBois High School is the latest to win the Mayor's Attendance Campaign competition, after its ninth-grade class increasing its daily attendance by nearly 11 percentage points. The school was surprised with the honor--which includes a dance party...
  • After deadlock, city school board renews contract of Hopkins-run school

    After deadlock, city school board renews contract of Hopkins-run school
    Following a two-month impasse, the Baltimore City school board voted Tuesday to extend a one-year contract to the operators of Baltimore Talent Development High School. The school board voted unanimously, with one recusal, to allow the Center for Social...
  • Corruption is endemic in Baltimore

    Corruption is endemic in Baltimore
    What a bombshell — more corruption in the state of Maryland ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24). From what I read, we really do have the inmates running the asylum. It seems that public safety department secretary Gary D. Maynard is totally...
  • City schools chief Alonso resigns

    City schools chief Alonso resigns
    Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso tearfully announced his resignation Monday, ending a six-year tenure marked by bold yet often divisive reforms and casting uncertainty on the future of the long-troubled school system. Under Alonso's leadership, city...
  • Alonso timeline

    Alonso timeline
    2007 •The Baltimore school board hires Andrés Alonso, New York City's No. 2 education official, as its schools CEO. 2008 •Alonso introduces "Fair Student Funding," which gave principals the autonomy to formulate their budgets. He also...
  • Statement from Andres Alonso on his resignation

    Statement from Andres Alonso on his resignation
    Monday, May 6, 2013 Dear City Schools Partners and Friends, I am writing to you today to let you know that at the end of the current school year, I will retire and leave Baltimore City Public Schools and this great city to return to my home in New...
  • Why doesn't Baltimore's schools chief need teaching experience?

    Why doesn't Baltimore's schools chief need teaching experience?
    Why doesn’t Baltimore’s schools CEO need teaching experience, like other superintendents in the state? It was a question on the mind of many education observers last week, after hearing that the city’s schools chief is not bound by the...