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Andres Alonso

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  • Embattled city school official resigns

    Embattled city school official resigns
    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...
  • State leaders appear to warm to city's school facilities plan

    State leaders appear to warm to city's school facilities plan
    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...
  • Baltimore City ranks among top 10 'choice districts'

    Baltimore City ranks among top 10 'choice districts'
    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...
  • Uncertainty for students at city school choice fair

    Uncertainty for students at city school choice fair
    Terrell Carr and his mother, Niesha Carr, have loved his experience at William C. March Middle School. From the Arabic classes in which he's excelled to the quality of the instruction, both have nothing but good things to say about the school. And they...
  • Woman injures city school employee in altercation

    A Baltimore school staff member was injured Monday during an altercation with a woman who pulled out a knife when she was informed she couldn't visit a student, according to city school officials. The school system lauded the rapid actions of school...
  • City school system receives seven charter applications

    City school system receives seven charter applications
    The city school board is considering proposals for seven charter schools that include two named for female trailblazers, another attempt at an all-male, college-preparatory program in East Baltimore, and an elementary school for at-risk youths. The new...
  • A Baltimore City teacher's farewell to Alonso

    In the weeks following the news that city schools CEO Andres Alonso was leaving, I've come across various pieces of commentary about the legacy the schools chief will leave. As with most resignations, much of the commentary has been expressions of...
  • Recalling the man who made Alonso

    Recalling the man who made Alonso
    Amid the acclaim for the work of Andres Alonso as Baltimore city schools CEO over the past six years, an unsung hero is Brian Morris, chairman of the school board that selected Dr. Alonso. We were members of that board. The board set its sights high and...
  • 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...
  • Alonso timeline

    Alonso timeline
    2007 •The Baltimore school board hires AndrĂ©s 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...