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  • 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...
  • 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 girl in Harford County -- taking on a...
  • City school system broke policy in hiring of Nowlin

    City school system broke policy in hiring of Nowlin
    The Baltimore school system failed to follow its policies when hiring a temporary employee who allegedly misrepresented himself as a child therapist and is now charged with raping a teen. City school officials said Shawn Nowlin, a 27-year-old arrested...
  • City school system passes $1.2B budget

    City school system passes $1.2B budget
    The Baltimore school board unanimously passed a $1.2 billion budget Monday that essentially remained intact since it was presented. The last budget of outgoing schools CEO Andrés Alonso includes cuts to per-pupil funding and high schools but retains...
  • Baltimore second in per-pupil spending, Census Bureau says

    Baltimore second in per-pupil spending, Census Bureau says
    The Baltimore school system ranked second among the nation's 100 largest school districts in how much it spent per pupil in fiscal year 2011, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The city's $15,483 per-pupil expenditure was...
  • 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...